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Scheduled Flights to Greece Are Expected to Rise by 15 Pct Up this Year, Greek Dep. Minister Says

ATHENS – Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki in an interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency referred to the strong dynamic with which started the tourism season in Greece this year noting that it is a follow up of 2022 when the performance of the tourism exceeded all expectations. “In 2022 the tourism exceeded all expectations reaching, despite the international crises, the revenues of 2019 with the best performance in history in the three of our major markets, (Germany, France and UK), she said.

Zacharaki also referred to January performance noting that the revenues showed a 72percent increase and the arrivals 86 percent rise in comparison with 2022 underlining that the “scheduled flights to Greece are expected to rise by 15 percent compared with 2019, before the pandemic.

Regarding her estimation for the upcoming general elections, Zacharaki noted that the government, having assumed the responsibility for the correction of the long standing pathogenies of the past in the railways and not only, will continue to produce work until the day of the elections. It will claim the vote of the Greek citizens based on the overall government’s work as well as on its proved effectiveness against the international challenges, many of which are before us.

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