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Work stoppages at Athens public transport on Dec 14 general strike day

Workers at public transport means in Athens will join the general strike of public and private sector unions on December 14th 2017. Transport means workers will launch work stoppages next Thursday, mainly in order to allow unionists to join the big protest rally again austerity measures. According to an announcement …

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Passengers stranded as flights cancelled or delayed in Macedonia Airport

Flights have been delayed, cancelled or diverted in the last hours as they could not land or depart from the Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The reason for the unprecedented trouble for hundreds of passengers was apparently thick fog covering the airport and the sky for second consecutive day. …

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Insolvent carrier Air Berlin to cease operation by Oct 28/2017

Flights operated by insolvent German carrier Air Berlin (AB1.DE) will end by Oct. 28 at the latest, it said on Monday, urging staff to seek jobs elsewhere while it works toward a carve-up of its assets. Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August and a government loan is keeping its …

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Seven Greek routes affected by the Ryanair cancellation plan

 Ryanair has said it will cancel an extra 18,000 flights in a move that will hit 400,000 customers as the fallout from the airline’s mismanagement of pilot leave intensifies. The airline said that as part of efforts to end a wave of cancellations that has already seen 2,000 flights grounded, …

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24h general strike of Private & Public sectors to paralyze Greece on Dec 8/2016

Greece’s public sector unions umbrella GSEE and public sector union ADEDY will launch a 24-hour strike on Thursday, December 8th 2016. Workers at public administration services, hospitals, utility companies, banks, public transport means, universities, they will all join forces and protest the strict austerity and the upcoming additional measures that …

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Greece to paralyze with 24h General Strike, also flights affected, Apr7/2016

Public and private sector unions will launch a 24-hour general strike tomorrow, Thursday, April 7th 2016. Public servants, doctors, teachers, workers in Ambulance, journalists but also air flight controllers will stay away from their working places in order to protest the upcoming Pensions Reform. Flights from and to all Greek …

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UPD Greece trapped between Russia and USA over flights to Syria

A diplomatic thriller between Moscow – Athens – Washington is taking place these days, after the United States asked NATO-partner Greece to ban two Russian flights to Syria via the Greek airspace. On Monday, Greece confirmed the US request however it declined to reveal its plans. “We examine the request,” …

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Public Transport on Greece’s strike day, Apr 9/2014

Passengers are going to be confronted with some problems as personnel at public transport means will participate in the 24-hour general strike on Wednesday, April 9th 2014.Problems in movement will come after tomorrow, Wednesday, passengers, due to the involvement of employees in the 24-hour strike ADEDI GSEE. The biggest problems …

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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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Kos Residents Launch Petition as Ryanair Halts Flights to Kos & Rhodes

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has scheduled to cancel to Kos and to Rhodes due to a dispute with the local authorities apparently over a promotion agreement. Ryanair’s flight cancellation is due before the end of the tourism season which ends in November for these two islands of the Dodecanese. Ryanair decided to halt 82 flights per week …

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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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