International Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Up 5 Pct

February 7, 2023

ATHENS – International passenger traffic at “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport increased by 5% in January compared to January 2019.

Despite the energy crisis and high prices, travel flows, especially in Athens, are strong, proving that this year’s upgrade of the tourism product brings results even in the off season.

“Tourism is off to a dynamic start for 2023 in Athens. January Athens airport: International passenger traffic increased 5% VS 2019. We implemented the extension of the season and our strategy for tourism 365 days/year is paying off, strengthening the Greek economy,” Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said in a tweet.


ATHENS - With flights already filling and tour packages brimming over, Greece is readying for a banner year with reports that besides the big markets such as the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy that Austrians are lining up to come.

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