Regardless of difficulties the air transport business is dealing with as a result of disaster, Athens Worldwide Airport (AIA) Eleftherios Venizelos final month reported improved passenger visitors and air flight figures.
In line with AIA, 3.17 million passengers and 44.6 thousand flights handed by means of the airport in the course of the January-March 2010 interval, a rise of 10.4 % and 5.2 % respectively, in contrast with final 12 months.
The airport ranked first amongst main European airports by way of flights (European common was -2.6 %) and second on passenger visitors (European common was +3 %).
The airport underlined that each home and worldwide markets loved dynamic progress in the course of the first three months of the 12 months (13 % and 9 % respectively).
The best improve of home passengers was in January (18.8 %), whereas visitors of worldwide passengers reached its peak in March (12.3 %).
As well as, AIA stated that in the course of the January-March 2010 interval, the Center East (19 %), Western Europe (10.3 %), Jap Europe (9.6 %) and Asia (6.5 %) recorded the largest proportion progress charges in geographical distribution.