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Greece’s Air traffic controllers call off strike on Nov 26-27

Αir traffic controllers, air safety mechanics and telecommunication workers of the Greek Civil Aviation Αuthority have called off their strike mobilizations scheduled for Thursday, Friday, November 26-27, 2020. Domestic and international flights at Greece’s airports will operate as scheduled on Thursday and Friday, reported state-run news agency amna, late on …

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Greece’s Air Traffic controllers, safety mechanics on strike Nov 25-26

The Greek Air Traffic Controllers Association (EEEKE) and the Union of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Mechanics (ENHMAEK) will be staging a 24-hour strike and workouts  on November 25-26 2020. The two workouts are scheduled for Nov 25 and the strike on Nov 26, both unions said in a joint statement. …

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Greek Air Traffic Controllers and Civil Aviation work stoppages Oct 7-8

Greek Air Traffic Controllers and the Federation of Associations of Greek Civil Aviation Authorities are holding two work stoppages on Wednesday and Thursday, October 7-8, 2020. Both OSYPA and EEEKE are protesting the restructuring of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority under new legislation, and delayed salary payments. ΕΕΕΚΕ work stoppage …

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Air Traffic Controllers to launch 3h work stoppage , Jan 15

Air traffic controllers called a three-hour work stoppage on January 15, the day of the vote on the omnibus bill containing the prior actions required to close Greece’s third program review. Due to the labour action, no flights to or from Greek airports will take place from 12:00 to 15:00 …

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European Commission will set out plan to tackle air traffic control strikes

The European commission is expected to act to reduce the impact of air traffic control strikes, which have disrupted thousands of flights in recent years, with British holidaymakers often badly affected.  Airlines are expecting Brussels to call on member states this week to protect international flights passing over its airspace …

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Greek Court declares Air Flight Controllers’ strike “illegal” – Flights as scheduled, Oct 4-5/2014

First Instance Court in Athens declared the planned 48-hour strike by Greek Air Traffic Controllers as “illegal”. Therefore all flights will will operate as scheduled on the weekend October 4th and 5th 2014. It was the Civic Aviation Authority that had appealed to the court with the aim to cancel …

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Greek Air Traffic Controllers cancel work stoppage, Jan 30/2014

Greek air traffic controllers canceled on Wednesday the 3-hour work stoppage scheduled for Thursday, January 30th 2014. All flights will operate as usually (source). The Greek flight controllers action was taken in the context of a Pan-European strike action in order to sustian air navigation safety.

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Greek air traffic controllers & civil aviation personnel on work stoppage, Nov 6/2013

Flight delays are expected on Wednesday, November 6th 2013, as air traffic controllers and personnel at civil aviation will launch work stoppages. Air traffic controllers will be on work stoppage from 12 o’ clock noon until 3 p.m. Civil Aviation personnel will be on work stoppage from 12 o’clock noon …

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Greece: Flight Delays due to “Work on Rule”, Oct 6/2011

Flight delays of several hours occur on Thursday, Oct 6th 2011, as Greek Air Traffic Controllers “work on rule” and refuse over time work demanding the satisfaction of their economic demands. This affect especially the departures of airplanes that have delays up to even six hours.

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UPD: Greek Air Traffic Controllers(GATCA) on Strike, Oct 5/11

Air Traffic Controllers (GATCA) will join the mobilization of Greece’s public sector for a 24-hour strike on October 5th 2011. The strike will start October 5/11 at 00:01 midnight, local time,  and end 24 hours later. However watch for updates as Athens courts normally rule GATCA strikes as ‘illegal’… Then strikes are cancelled, Air Traffic …

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UPDATE: Greece -General Strike-Flights, Ferries – June 15

uPDATE 06/14: Air traffic controllers cancelled their strike for June 15, 2011. All flights from/to Greece will operate as usual!  The union of seamen also declared to participate on the general strike. No ferries or other ships will sail from major Greek ports. Check with your travel agent for updates!

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