08 08 - 2014

Aegean Airlines welcomes heightened passenger numbers

Marking a successful month, Greek carrier, Aegean Airlines has reported that international passenger traffic significantly increased by 11 per cent at Thessaloniki airport from June-July 2014.

The airline serviced 159,945 passengers, a notable jump on 2013 numbers which stood at 144,288.

The increase in traffic is said to have resulted from the expansion of Aegean Airlines' bolstered international network.

Adding to this, the carrier's international passenger traffic increased dramatically at the airports of Heraklion and Chania in Crete by 30 per cent during the June-July period, welcoming 196,572 passengers.

The airline also witnessed a 19 per cent jump in numbers at Rhodes International Airport during the same period, welcoming 96,038 passengers from 80,698 during the same period last year.

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