Rise in ferry passenger traffic for Easter break

30 April 2016
47 Views

The number of people leaving Athens by ferry for the Orthodox Easter break is slightly up on last year, according to authorities.

There was a rise of around 5 percent in the number of passengers travelling from the ports of Piraeus, Lavrio and Rafina on Thursday.

In total, some 32,000 passengers, with more than 4,000 cars and motorcycles, travelled on Thursday. This Easter break is longer than usual as the May Day holiday has been moved to Tuesday, making for an extended long weekend.

You may be interested

African heatwave to hit Greece from Thursday
GREECE
shares30 views
GREECE
shares30 views

African heatwave to hit Greece from Thursday

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

Greece is bracing itself for an African heatwave starting from Thursday, when temperatures are expected to reach over 42-43 degrees…

Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?
DEFENCE
shares36 views
DEFENCE
shares36 views

Bloomberg: Can an Ancient Greek Win America’s Wars?

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

It’s been a scorching week in Washington, what with daily revelations about Russian hacking, the Senate stumbling its way to…

Moscovici: Agreement is good, but a few more measures are needed…”
FINANCE
shares42 views
FINANCE
shares42 views

Moscovici: Agreement is good, but a few more measures are needed…”

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

In an interview to Thema newspaper, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said there were still…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.