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British airline passenger faces charges after flight was diverted

A British man has been charged in Thessaloniki with several offenses after his flight from London to Cyprus was diverted, police said. One of the charges, a felony, is endangering transportation and passenger and crew safety. The charges were pressed after the 22-year-old man faced a prosecutor Saturday. The easyJet …

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Cruise ship passenger found dead in her cabin

A cruise ship passenger has been found dead in her cabin on Sunday morning. The 63-year-old woman was found while the ship was anchored off the island of Santorini. The body of the tourist was transferred to the hospital on the island where doctors could only confirm her death. It …

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Emergency landing at Corfu airport after British passenger runs amok (UPD)

An aircraft flying the route Istanbul-Manchester made an emergency landing at the airport of the island of Corfu on Wednesday evening after a passenger ran amok. Due to an “emergency” situation, the aircraft was exceptionally allowed to land at the airport I. Kapodistrias as Greek airports are closed to flights …

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Passenger traffic at Greek airports plunged 99% in April

Domestic and international passenger traffic at Greece’s airports plummeted by an unprecedented 99% in April due to the flight bans because of the coronavirus, the Greek Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) reported on Friday. Only 37,273 passengers flew in April, marking a dramatic 99% drop, when in comparison 3,745,671 passengers were …

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Doctors, nurses applaud Argentinian woman discharged from ICU after 3 weeks

With doctors and nurses applauding her, a COVID-19 patient,a 63-year-old woman from Argentina was discharged from the ICU of the Herakleio hospital after she was treated there for three weeks. “The chances were overwhelming against her,” wrote Director of ICU Anestis Kioulpalis on his Facebook account. “Emotions run high. Our …

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Passenger traffic in Athens international airport plunges 61.35% in March

Passenger traffic in Athens International Airport plunged 61.35 in March, making the month the worst month in the history of the airport. The air transport sector has been harshly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, leading airlines to halt the flight schedule and put thousands of workers into unpaid leave. Passenger …

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Passenger arrested for smoking in toilet of Ryanair flight to Greece

A passenger on a flight from Germany to Greece has been arrested for having a smoke in the plane’s toilette. The passenger is a 32-year-old Greek-born man with German citizenship. He lit a cigarette in the toilet of a Ryanair flight from Baden-Baden airport in South Germany to Thessaloniki in …

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Police kicks foreign passenger at Athens International Airport (video)

Greek police has ordered an urgent internal investigation into an incident where a police officers kicks a foreign passenger at the Athens International Airport ‘Eleftherios Venizelos.’ The incident was captured on a video and posted on social media by the brother of the harassed passenger. Arash Hampay has reportedly complained …

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Man commits suicide jumping from passenger ferry into the cold, dark sea near Syros

A middle-aged passenger fell overboard of  Blue Star Naxos into the cold dark water while the ferryboat was approaching the island of Syros in the Cyclades, in Central Aegean Sea, on Tuesday night. His body was recovered two hours later. Eyewitnesses speak of suicide. Authorities investigate. The man whose age …

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Local businessman, Air Force major die in TL 20 Ultralight aircraft crash

A TL 20 Ultralight aircraft crashed in agricultural area near Larissa, Central Greece, on Wednesday night. The pilot and one passenger were killed. The debris was located around 3 a.m. on Thursday, near Dendra. The aircraft disappeared from the radar short before it was scheduled to arrive to its destination …

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