Passenger traffic at Athens Airport up 14.7 pct in September
Passenger traffic at the Athens International Airport grew 14.7 pct in September to 1.8 million, from 1.6 million passengers in the same month last year. The Athens airport recorded a new passenger traffic record in the January-September period with a total of around 14 million passengers.
Domestic passengers totaled 636,000 in September, up 15.2 pct from last year, while international passengers totaled 1.2 million euros, up 14.4 pct. Foreign passengers grew 25 pct in September, while Greek travelers fell 5.0 pct.
In the January-September period, passenger traffic totaled 14.1 million, up 21 pct from the same period last year, of which domestic traffic grew 24.6 pct to around 5.0 million passengers and international traffic rose 19.2 pct to around 9.1 million passengers.
Scheduled flights totaled 17.1 thousand in September, up 11.1 pct from the same month last year, while in the nine-month period, the number of flights totaled 137.7 thousand, up 15.8 pct from 2014.
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