Articles Tagged ‘Greece’
As the Northern Hemisphere looks forward to the start of the S17 season at the end of March, we reveal the seasonality issues that various favourite holiday hotspots in Europe have to deal with. Plus we reveal how SAS differs from other European legacy carriers.
Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed
Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.
Airports in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain reporting excellent growth so far in 2016
We analyse the growth trends across 20 European country markets to reveal the winners and losers so far in 2016. Can you guess the five country markets which are seeing traffic declines in the first half of this year?
New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 3)
In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.
Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges
We’ve collected airport traffic data for 20 European countries and plotted the growth over the last 18/30 months. We reveal the winners and losers and illustrate the impact of the re-timing of Easter.
Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined
We reveal which of 18 holiday airports around Europe can expect the most growth this summer. Plus we look at 15 years’ worth of data to various non-European destinations from the UK to highlight the volatility of some leisure markets.
Greek airports have welcomed a significant increase in tourists this summer. Passenger numbers are up by well over 10% at nearly all airports and many new routes have been launched. We reveal which airlines and country markets have grown fastest.
UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge
International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2014 than in the previous year. Popular summer sun destinations such as the Canary Islands, Greece and Portugal have been performing well, but one major EU country market (which grew rapidly last year) has seen a decline this year.
Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%
After some difficult years Greece’s airports are looking set for a great summer with seat capacity up by over 10% at all of the top 15 airports. We reveal which airlines have been most responsible for this surge in capacity growth, and which smaller airport has possibly been helped by a star turn in a […]
Well, they got there in the end. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air have been given permission by the EU to merge, though apparently both airlines will continue with their own branding for now. We look at the differences in the networks of the two airlines, and see how much competition there is on the key […]
Aegean Airlines and Ryanair account for almost half of over 100 new routes at Greek airports this summer
With political instability in Egypt, this could be a surprisingly good summer for many Greek airports, as airlines launch new summer sun routes to ‘safe’ destinations. We reveal which airports and airlines have been busiest welcoming and launching new Greek services, and show how passenger numbers have developed since 2009.
Greece’s tourism airports doing reasonably well this summer helped by over 80 new services from Europe’s LCCs
Tourism is critical to the ailing Greek economy so what do passenger figures for July for the country’s airports tell us about the industry? How seasonal is demand, which airports are shrinking, which are growing, and which of Europe’s LCCs have been particularly busy launching new services?