Rise in ferry passenger traffic for Easter break

30 April 2016
132 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

What is included in the F-16 deal between Greece and the US
FINANCE
shares37 views
FINANCE
shares37 views

What is included in the F-16 deal between Greece and the US

makis - Oct 18, 2017

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) released details on the deal for the upgrading of Greece’s F-16 fighter jet fleet…

Only 23% Greeks see economic growth in EU, survey shows
GREECE
shares49 views
GREECE
shares49 views

Only 23% Greeks see economic growth in EU, survey shows

makis - Oct 18, 2017

According to a European Parliament survey, Greeks are skeptical about joining the EU and its benefits, with only 23% believing…

Amazing footage of live fire exercise of the Greek Army!
GREECE
shares37 views
GREECE
shares37 views

Amazing footage of live fire exercise of the Greek Army!

makis - Oct 18, 2017

The Hellenic Army released a video of just one of its military activities. The live fire exercise was conducted in…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.