Almost 8 million, half of the incoming tourists, arrive to Greece on charter flights. Current data show a 4% increase in the seats reserved for the charter flights to Greece so the prevision are moderately optimistic about the coming season. The destination with the most marked increase in number of flights is Hania (9%) on the island of Crete. During the 2007 season there were 17.5 million tourist arrivals in Greece (population 12 million) of which 1.4 million preferred Rhodes.