Passenger traffic in Athens International Airport jumped 9.4 percent in July compared the same month last year to reach 2.37 million passengers, the airport said on Monday.
According to the data, domestic and international traffic increased 9.7 percent and 11.7 percent respectively, with Greek travellers showing a 20 percent jump and foreign travellers rising by 8 percent.
In the seven months to July, passenger traffic at “Eleftherios Venizelos” exceeded 11 million tourists, posting a rise of 9.4 percent, with domestic and international traffic rising 12.4 percent and 7.6 percent respectively. Greek and foreign travellers rose by 15 percent and 6 percent respectively.
The number of flights handled by Athens’ airport in the period from January to July reached 107,552, posting an increase of 7.3 percent year on year.