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Public Transport on strike paralyze Greece

Public transport means are on work stoppages or 24-hour strike, ships and ferries remain docked, trains are parked and even taxi drivers have pull the handbrake to raise their voice against the rising prices and the cost of living. The situation in the Greek capital Athens is for commuters even …

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Greece Strike: Air Traffic Controllers on 6h work stoppage

Air Traffic Controllers have joined the general strike in Greece with a 6-hour work stoppage from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. At the same time, also workers at the Civil Aviation Agency have joined the mobilization against the rising prices and the cost of living …

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Greece Civil Aviation: “Mask recommendation” for flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority CAA issued a statement saying that the use of mask in air travel is “optional” and not “mandatory” from 1. June 2022. CAA Announcement The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announces to the passenger public that, as of today, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the health restriction Covid-19, …

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“Flights as usual on April 6,” says Greece Civil Aviation after court decision

Flights to and from all airports in Greece will operate as usual and without problems on the day of the general strike on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, the Civil Aviation Authority announced on Tuesday afternoon. The CAA sought the legal way to declare that the 24-hour strike of the air …

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Greece Civil Aviation issues 3-month ban of civilian flights using Ukraine FIR

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority CAA has issues a three-month ban on civilian aircraft using Ukraine-controlled airspace. In a statement issued on Thursday, the CAA cites the relevant decision of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), also issued on February 24, 2022. According to CAA, the ban of flights using …

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Greece extends Covid-19 requirements for international flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority announced a new extension of the air directive (notam) with measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 for international flight passengers. The notam contains the conditions of entry into the Greek territory for flight passengers coming from abroad. The air-directive is extended until Friday, October 8, …

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EU: Several Airlines agree to quickly refund canceled flights

The European Commission has reached a deal with airlines to provide EU consumers guaranteed timely refunds on canceled flights. The EU commission announced said quick cancellation refunds were in line with EU law Several airline companies agreed on Wednesday to reimburse passengers in Europe for canceled flights within seven days, …

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Greece adds 5 non-EU countries, extends Covid-regulations for international passengers

Greece ‘s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday added five countries to the list of non-EU  countries whose citizens are exempted from entry restrictions to Greece. CAA’s current entry-ban air directive (notam) was also extended to Thursday July 8, 2021. Permanent residents of the European Union and the Schengen area …

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American Airlines returns to Greece with 3 direct flights per day

Executives form American Airlines (AA), officials from the Athens International Airport and US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt held an event on Wednesday to mark the launch of three daily direct flights from New York, Chicago and Philadelphia to Athens from beginning of June. The first flight Athens-New York will …

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