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Kos earthquake: Airport traffic with minor delays, sea traffic with small boats via Kalymnos & Nissyros

Transportation to and from the island of Kos is at 90 percent through the airport, Athens News Agency reported on Friday after the earthquake 6.6R caused serious damage at the port of the island. Smaller boats transfer passengers from and to Kos via the islands of Kalymnos and Nissyros, which …

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Train workers cancel work stoppages May 30-31, but 24h strike on June 1/2017

Trains, Proastiakos and metro to the Athens airport will operate as usual on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 30-31 2017, but there will be a 24-hour strike on Thursday, June 1st. Trains workers have reportedly cancelled their work stoppages originally planned for the last two days of May. Last week, the …

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Greece to conclude €1.2 bln deal with Fraport this month

Greece will conclude a 1.2 billion euro ($1.3 billion) airport deal with a Fraport-led consortium later this month, signalling the country’s biggest privatisation venture so far under its international bailouts. Privatisations have been a key pillar of Greece’s three international rescue programmes since 2010 but have reaped only 4 billion …

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Head of Intelligence Unit at Athens Airport shoots himself

Hospitalized in serious condition is the head of the unit of the National Intelligence Service (EYP) at Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos after an incident that looks like an accident. According to some preliminary press information, the policeman pulled out his gun in order to sit down and shot himself in …

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Corfu airport: Pictures of shame as no cleaning personnel

This is the airport of the beautiful island of Corfu: hundreds of empty water and beverage bottles are laying nicely on the floor or are carefully arranged around garbage boxes by passengers ready to take off.  The pictures of shame have been uploaded on internet by Giorgos Tseremis, the president …

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UPD Athens: Airplane with Syrian FM & Geneva team takes off after diplomacy rally

It was short after 5 p.m. in the afternoon Tuesday when the aircraft carrying the Syrian Foreign Minister and a team of advisers and negotiators took off from Athens airport Eleftherios Venizelos. The green light for refueling the Syrian aircraft followed a diplomatic rally between Athens, Damaskus and Brussels, where …

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Trains, Proastiakos on work stoppage, Apr 11-12/2013

Workers at Greece’s trains and proastiakos will launch  two work stoppages from 8 p.m. until midnight on April 11th and 12th 2013. Athens Metro will operate only until <Doukissis Plakentias> station and not up/from Athens airport.  

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Greek Trains, Proastiakos on strike, Mar 23-24-25/2013

Personnel at Greek Trainose and Proastiakos will launch three 24-hour strikes from March 23th until March 25th 2013. The metro will not operate up/from Athens Airport. Trains and Proastiakos personnel protest wages and benefits cuts. “Wisely” enough they choose the long weekend, with Monday, March 25th, be a national holiday.

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Greece’s Neo-Homeless Seek Shelter at Airport

This is another shocking evidence about Greece’ “Neo”- Homeless,  middle class people who fell victim of the economic crisis. In a thrilling report published in daily Eleftheros Typos, workers at Eleftherios Venizelos, Greece’s biggest airport. speak of dozens of people who seek shelter in the area, pretending to be airlines …

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Athens: New Taxi fares from/to Airport as of Febr 1, 2011

Angry about paying higher prices to taxi drivers taken you from airport to Athens downtown and vice versa? These times are over! Ministry of Transport has published special fares for the taxis to and from Athens airport to city downtown. From 5 a.m. to 12 midnight you will pay  € …

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Greek Trains October-Strike Cancelled !

Trains will go as usual starting tomorrow Thursday, October 28.  OSE-workers have cancelled their strike. Also the metro from /to airport will work as usual.

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Strike: Greek trains won’t be around most of next week…

I hope you haven’t plan to travel by train to, from and around Greece next week. Then most of the days trains won’t be around!   Hellenic Railways, Suburban Railway (Proastiakos) will be on strike on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. ie. October 25, 26, 27 and 29, 2010.   During …

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