Passenger traffic in Greek airports recorded a spectacular increase in February, with the number of passengers exceeding 2.0 million, up 53.3% in comparison with the same period in 2022 and up 1.5% compared with February 2019, Civil Aviation Authority said on Thursday.

More specifically, according to provisional data, the number of passengers totaled 2,072,960 in February, from 1,351,951 in 2022 and 2,042,595 in 2019.

In the first two months of the year, passenger traffic (international and domestic) totaled 4,282,553, up 64.4% from the corresponding period in 2022 and up 2.5% from 2019.

The number of scheduled flights totaled 19,605 in February and 41,933 in the first two months of 2023, up 12.4% and 15.8%, compared with the same periods in 2022, respectively.