COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Airports - Athens

EUROCONTROL Airport Briefing - Athens
Banner of Athens airport factsheet

The latest in EUROCONTROL’s series of briefings on the impact of COVID-19 on Europe’s top airports focuses on Athens Airport.

The briefing (available for download below) provides key facts and graphics and is one of a series covering the impact of the crisis on major European airports.

It includes a specific airport-level traffic composition overview, which shows that traffic is much higher than in 2020 (+74%) but still has to go up by 23% to get to 2019 levels.

More information on the recent forecasts produced by EUROCONTROL can be found here.

The briefing includes also information on:

  • Total flights lost since 1 March 2020: 165,580 flights;
  • Current flight status: 641 daily flights or -23% vs 2019 (7-day average);
  • Current ranking: 8th;
  • Busiest airline: Aegean Airlines with 253 average daily flights (-29% vs. 2019);
  • Busiest destination country: Greece with 151 average daily flights (-16% vs. 2019);
  • Busiest destination airport: Santorini with 17 average daily flights (-34% vs. 2019);
  • Mostly international traffic (-27% vs 2019) and internal traffic (-17% vs 2019) with traditional scheduled airlines.


COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Airports - Athens