Airport passenger traffic was down by nearly 80 percent in the first quarter of 2021 (qoq) at Greece’s airports, a shocking decrease attributed entirely to travel restrictions and public health concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In terms of absolute figures announced by Greece’s civil aviation authority, 1.1 million passengers passed through all Greek airports in the first trimester of the year, compared to 5.4 million in the corresponding period of 2020.
As far as flights are concerned, 28,946, were recorded – 21,624 ήταν domestic and 7,322 international – a decrease of 52.2 percent from Q2 2020.
For March 2021, drop in passenger traffic from the same month of 2020 was down by nearly 61 percent.
The Covid-19 pandemic is blamed for causing airport passenger traffic to drop in Greece for the 13th consecutive month.
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