Where Greeks traveled for their 2016 summer holidays
Over 88,000 Greek passengers booked air flights online via the airtickets website for the 3 months in summer. According to the website’s data, the majority of the Greeks (69%) chose domestic destinations for their holidays, with Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Chania and Santorini being on the top of their list of preferences. Larnaka, London, Rome, Munich, Bucharest and Paris made up the top 6 picks for traveling abroad for Greeks.
The figures showed that their choices were more or less similar to 2015. An interesting find is that 8% more chose to book their tickets via their mobile devices, bringing the total of bookings through mobile apps to 25% of the aggregate. Aegean Airline was the Greeks’ favourite airline, followed by Ryanair, while Olympic Air and Ellinair came in 3rd and 4th, respectively. On average, Greek travelers booked their tickets 33 days prior to departing for their destinations to take advantage of discounted prices, compared to 2015 when the booked 23 days before departing.
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