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Passenger Traffic in Athens Airport Up 105.4% in September

ΑΤΗΕΝS — Air travel continued recovering in September, with passenger traffic in the Athens International Airport jumping 105.4% to 862,116 in the month, compared with the same month in 2020, although passenger traffic was down 34.1% in comparison with September 2019 -a landmark year for Greek tourism.

Domestic passenger traffic was 614,762 in September, down 24.2% from September, but up 80.3% from 2020. International passenger traffic was 1.16 million, down 38.4% from 2019 but up 121.9% from 2020. In the January-September period, passenger traffic in the Athens airport was 8.4 million, up 22.5% from 2020 levels, but down 57.9% from 2019. Domestic passenger traffic was up 27.1% from 2020 and international traffic rose 19.8%, but fell 46.9% and 62.8%, respectively, compared with the same period in 2019.

The number of scheduled flights totaled 114,800 in the nine-month period, up 27% from 2020, but down 35.2% from 2019. Domestic flights were up 30.1% from 2020 levels, but down 27.1% from 2019, while international flights were up 24.3% from 2020 but down 41.1% from 2019.

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