Greece records 72% decline in arriving passengers January - October 2020
According to INSETE Intelligence, 5.7 mln international air arrivals were recorded in January-October 2020 in Greece. This is 72% less than in the period January-October 2019 when international air arrivals reached 21.5 mln.
Athens, Greece: 3 December 2020
According to the Report:
In the period January – February 2020, 775,000 international air arrivals were recorded compared to 734,000 arrivals in the same period in 2019 showing an increase of 5,5%.
In March 2020, there was a 43.7% decrease in international air arrivals compared to the same month in 2019.
All airports were closed in April and May 2020, due to the Covid-19 related general lockdown imposed in Greece.
In June 2020, Greece experienced a 97.3% decrease in international air arrivals, and in July 2020, a decrease was 71.1% when compared to the same months in 2019.
1.7 mln international arrivals were recorded in August 2010. It is 2.2 mln less than in August 2019.
In September 2020, 1.1 mln international arrivals were recorded. It is 64.4% less than in September 2019.
732,000 arrivals were recorded in October 2020 compared to 1.7 mln during the same month in 2019.
Five airports in Greece recorded a decrease of more than 1 mln international air arrivals between January and October 2020 compared to the same period in 2019:
1.9 million international air arrivals were recorded at Athens International Airports. That is 67% less than in 2019.
Heraklion airport recorded 898,000 international air arrivals. It is 72.6% less than in 2019.
584,000 international air arrivals were recorded at Rhodes airport, showing a decrease of 75.1%.
Thessaloniki airport recorded 689,000 international air arrivals. That is 66.8% less than in 2019.
International air arrivals at the airport of Corfu amounted to 404,000.
Other airports recorded less than 1 mln international air arrivals: 202,000 international arrivals were recorded at Chania airport. Kos and Zakynthos airports registered 321,000 and 197,000 passengers. It is 72.7% and 77% less than in 2019.
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