Ferries and ships will remain docked and flight schedules will be cancelled or delayed on May 30th 2018 following a call for a general strike by major workers and employees unions. Public and private sector unions umbrellas ADEDY and GSEE have called on a general strike to protest “the continuation of austerity, unemployment and over-taxation policies” as they said on relevant statements.
Public institutions will remain closed.
It is mainly the transport that will be affected as also air traffic controllers will launch a work stoppage.
Who is on strike
Workers at Ferries and Ships on 24h strike.
Air Traffic Controllers on work stoppage from 10:00 a.m. until 01:00 p.m.
Workers at trains, Proastiakos on 24h strike, will affect also Metro transportation to/from Athens Airport. The Metro will operate up to <Doukissis Plakentias> station.
Buses (incl Express Bus to/from Airport) and Trolley buses and Tram in Athens will operate between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Buses and trolley buses will be on 24h strike on May 31st.
Metro and Urban train ISAP workers have not announced so far if they will join the strikes
On 24h strike will be also workers at Greek media.
Protest rallies will start as soon as 10:30 a.m. in Omonia and Klafthmonos squares in downtown Athens and end in front of the Greek Parliament.
*** If your travel plans are affected by the strikes, check your travel agent and/or local port and airport authorities.