Passenger traffic at Greece's airports rose 4.7 percent year-on-year in the first seven months of 2019, figures compiled by the Civil Aviation Authority show. The total number of arrivals and departures during this period was 35.52 million, up from 33.92 million in the first seven months of 2018.
Passenger traffic rose 5.3 percent year-on-year at Greek airports in the first half of 2019, Civil Aviation Authority data showed on Wednesday, reaching 25.53 million passengers from 24.24 million in January-June 2018.
Passenger traffic at the country's airports rose by 8.4 percent year-on-year over the first four months of 2019, reaching 10.71 million, against 9.88 million in the January-April 2018 period, Civil Aviation Authority figures showed on Monday.
Greek airports handled 6.8 million passengers in the first three months of the year, a rise by 9 percent compared to the same period in 2018 which saw 6.2 million passengers traveling through the country's airports, according to data by the country's Civil Aviation Authority.
Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew 10.7 pct in the first two months of 2019, totaling 4,237,786 passengers, from 3,828,882 in the corresponding period last year, the Civil Aviation Authority said in a report released on Thursday.
Gatwick airport, the UK's second largest airport, was closed for most of Wednesday night and Thursday morning after it received reports of two drones flying nearby, reports The Guardian, quoted by the Verge.