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Passenger traffic in Athens International Airport down 60.4% in August

Passenger traffic in Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” fell 60.4 percent in August, compared with the same period last year, totaling 1.2 million passengers, due to the impact of the coronavirus on travelling, the airport reportedly said in a report on Thursday. According to statistics released by Athens International Airport …

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Speed boat leased in Kefalonia found in Lefkada: Four passengers missing

A boat that has been missing since last Friday was found at a beach of Lefkada on Wednesday. The speed boat was found by bathers and it was abandoned at a small beach west of the popular Kathisma beach. The four passengers of the boat are still missing. An investigation …

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Pepper Robots to inform public at Athens airport on coronavirus protection measures

Pepper robots will inform arriving passengers at the Athens international airport Elfetherios Venizelos about coronavirus protection measures at the airports and during flights. The application has been reportedly developed by the Mobile Technology company In a statement with the message “Your health is our priority”, Greece’s largest airport said that …

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Mandatory vouchers for cancelled flights due to pandemic is against the EU law

Thousands of air travelers are sitting on their unused tickets and have to take pleasure on vouchers without right to claim for refund, even if they will never make the flight they had once booked for whatever reasons. The majority of airlines withhold reimbursement and offering credit vouchers or a …

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Greece stiffens measures over long Easter weekend April 18-20

Greece’s Civil Protection announced Thursday evening tough measures to contain the spread of coronavirus over the long Easter weekend. Fines for motorists will double and the measure is expanded throughout the country. From 9 o’ clock on Resurrection Saturday evening (April 18) until 00:00 Monday midnight (April 20) the fine …

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Measures against coronavirus in Athens public transport means

Workers and the management of public transport means in Athens have decided a series of measures against the coronavirus. Among them are information spots and disinfection of vehicles. All screens of urban transport (metro stations, telematics, subway trains, etc.) will display repeated information messages reminding citizens of protection and personal …

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Helicopter with 3 onboard crashes into the sea off Poros; Black Out (UPD2))

A private helicopter crashed into the sea near the port of the island of Poros short before 4 o’ clock on Tuesday afternoon. Search and Rescue operation for pilot and passengers. Black out on the island. The private helicopter with the pilot and two passengers onboard crashed into the sea …

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Germania Airline files for bankruptcy, leaves thousands of passengers stranded

Berlin-based Germania Airline has filed for bankruptcy, and canceled all flights with immediate effect on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The low-cost airline provided routes to some 140 destinations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and offered full-service flights including food and baggage. The 37-aircraft airline flew around 4 million …

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Ryanair strands 201 passengers in Romania instead of Thessaloniki

Dozens of Ryanair passengers were shocked to find themselves in Romania instead of Greece on Friday night. The plane from London to Thessaloniki landed in Timisoara airport in west Romania on Friday evening, as the pilots could apparently not land in Macedonia airport in Northern Greece due to low cloudiness. But …

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Zakynthos: Thomas Cook passengers experience “hell on earth” in plane without air con (video)

More than two hundred passengers on a flight from Zakynthos (Zante) to London experienced the hell on earth, a living nightmare, at the airport of the Ionian Sea island. 214 passengers of Thomas Cook Flight MH1805 had to stay on the ground for three hours in a plane without air …

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Lighting strikes intercity bus in Northern Greece, burns it to the ground (video)

An unprecedented incident occurred in North-Eastern Greece, when a lightning stroke an intercity bus on a national road on Saturday afternoon. The bus was burned to the ground and it was due to the electric discharge system of the bus and the driver’s quick reflexes that averted a tragedy. The …

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Monarch Airlines collapses, UK Civil Aviation to airlift 110K stranded passengers (info)

Monarch Airlines has collapsed and issued a statement in the early morning hours of Monday, October 2nd 2017. British Civil Aviation is launching an airlift operation in order to bring home 110,000 passengers. According to Independent, passengers booked on the first wave of Monarch flights were already at five UK …

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Four passengers injured as Sea Jet 2 collides with pier at the port of Sifnos

Two passengers were injured when high speed catamaran Sea Jet 2 collided with the pier while it was docking at the port of the island of Sifnos in central Aegean Sea. The accident occurred on Wednesday morning when Sea Jet 2 was trying to dock. According to the Greek Coast …

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Dramatic moments on board when Blue Star Patmos runs aground off Ios island

Ferry BLUE STAR PATMOS remain aground off the island of Ios on Thursday morning and inspection is expected to continue during the day. On board is half of the 87-member crew, while the other half and the 205 passengers were evacuated short after the accident occurred in the early morning …

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