Increase in Corfu tourism in second half of July
CORFU. 1,623 international flight arrivals in July compared to 699 in June.
Tourism professionals are talking about a gradual increase in Corfu tourism over the last two weeks and data from Corfu International Airport shows that July is ending with 1,623 international flight arrivals compared to 699 in June.
The President of Corfu Civil Aviation Employees Union Dimitris Roussos told Enimerosi that the greatest number of passengers was from Germany with 320 flights, followed by UK with 255, France with 162, Italy with 156 and Poland with 146.
He went on to say that “Germany, with 320 flights and 48,000 passengers has surpassed the number of passengers in July 2019 - 45,000 - by 3,000. However,
this year we have an extra weekend in July compared to 2019”.
He observed that since July 18, the number of flights from the British market are in double digits, whereas at the beginning of the month it was a single-digit number. Since July 18, about 10-20 flights a day have been arriving from Britain.
“The number of passengers at the airport is satisfactory and August is expected to have the same numbers as July,” he said.