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No taxis as owners go on 24h strike on Apr14/2016

The Federation of  Greece’s Taxi owners will launch a 24-hour strike 24 hour strike to protest the upcoming tax regulations. The strike will start at 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 14th and end at 5 a.m. on Friday morning. According to the National Federation of Taxi  Owners (POEIATA), the new …

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Greek Taxis on 24h Rolling Strikes as of Nov 5/2012

Greece’s tax owners decided to launch 24-hour rolling strikes as of November 5th 2012. The decision was taken on Friday, after they realized that the austerity measures package contains also an article that ‘opens the alternative market of limousines and mini vans,” as taxi owners said in a statement. They claim that …

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UPD: Athens Public Transport & Taxi Strikes, Sept 26-29/11

The week will be’hell’ for public transport passengers, for people without private cars and but also for motorists as strikes of public transport cause incredible traffic jams for the residents of Athens. A friend was telling me today, he needed 2 hours to cover a 10-km distance with his car. The strike schedule for …

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Athens: Public Transport Strikes, Sept 26/11

Another difficult week is ahead for the residents of Athens as public transport workers have announced new mobilizations. On Monday, September 26th 2011, the Metro, the Urban Train HSAP and the Tram will be on a 24-hour strike. A work stoppage has been announced by Blue Buses (11 am – …

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Athens: New Public Transport & Taxi Strikes Schedule

Public transport workers and taxi owners continue their protests and strike actions. Tomorrow, Friday, Sept 23rd 2011, there will be no Metro, Urban Train HSAP and Tram. On Monday, Sept 26th,  bus and trolley drivers will launch a work stoppage from 12 noon until 5 pm. Check the New Strike …

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Greek Taxis on New Strike, Sept 12-13

Taxi owners have announced a new 48-hour strike for September 12th and 13th 2011. The strike will start Monday at 5 am and end on Wednesday 5 am. In the context of their strike taxi owners and drivers plan several actions and will make their presence felt at various points which …

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Greek Taxis on 24h Strike, Sept 8/2011

Greece’s taxi owners will launch a 24-hour strike on September 8th 2011 demanding changes in the reform bill about their profession. Taxi owners demand that the licenses will be distributed according to population criteria as it happens in many European countries. Fact is, you should not expect to catch a …

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Athens: 48h Taxis Strike, July 18-19/11

Taxi drivers in Athens will have a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday, July 18th and 19th, 2011. The strike will start at 5 a.m. on Monday morning. According to their federation, this is a warning strike. They oppose the opening of their porfessions in Athens. They also plan to blockade …

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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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