Passenger traffic in the Athens International Airport grew 4.0 pct in June compared with the same month last year to 1,956,610 passengers, from 1,882,093 in 2015.
Domestic passenger traffic rose 3.9 pct and international passenger traffic was up 4.0 pct in the month, while Greek passengers jumped 21 pct and foreign passengers eased 3.0 pct. Domestic passenger totaled 687,027 in June, while foreign passengers totaled 1,269,583. In the January-June period, passenger traffic totaled 8,68 million, up 8.9 pct compared with the same period last year. Domestic traffic was up 13.1 pct and international traffic rose 6.5 pct.
The number of scheduled flights totaled 85,242 in the first half of 2016, up 6.6 pct from the same period in 2015. Domestic flights grew 7.1 pct and international flights rose 6.2 pct.
In June, the number of flights was 18,745, up 4.1 pct from June 2015.