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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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Taxi passenger limit suspended on New Year’s Eve and Jan 1

There will be no limit to the number of passengers allowed in a taxi for people visiting friends or family on New Year’s Eve December 31 and January 1, media report on Thursday. The exception to the rule of “one customer per taxi” over these two days refers to family …

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Taxi fares from Athens, Thessaloniki, Kavala airports reduced

Fixed taxi fares to and from the airports of Athens, Thessaloniki and Kavala to the corresponding city centers are now reduced, in line with broader cuts in public transport fares introduced on June 1, the Transport Ministry announced on Friday. In Attica, taxi rides from or to the Athens International …

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Taxi drivers furious at Greek Gov’t for not lifting “one passenger” restriction

Taxi owners are furious against the government for not lifting the lockdown restriction that they can only transport one passenger at a time. The Attica Taxi Drivers’ Association (SATA) called the measure a “bad joke” and called on the government to withdraw the restriction. “On what grounds did any “genius” …

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“Tablet” is the new fake “taximeter”: Taxi drivers arrested in Thessaloniki

“Tablet” is the new fake “taximeter” and the way for taxi drivers and owners in Thessaloniki to commit scam and tax evasion and not issue receipts to their customers. Traffic Police has found out that twenty taxi drivers and owners in the second largest city in Greece, were using “tablets” …

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Taxi Union in Athens on 4-hour work stoppage, Feb 26, 2019

The Taxi Owners’ Union in Athens will launch a four-hour work stoppage on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Aim of the action that will leave the Greek capital without taxis for several hours is the convention of the taxi union. The work stoppage will start at 02:00 p.m. and end at …

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Taxi owners to launch 12-hour strike across Greece on Nov 8

The Panhellenic Federation of Greek Taxi will launch a 12-hour strike on Thursday, November 8th 2018.  The strike is supposed to protest a decrease in their business due to ride sharing services and “failure of the government to protect the sector.” It is certainly coincidence that on Thursday, the chairman …

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Athens: 24h Taxi strike, work stoppages at Buses, Trolleys & Metro on June 14

A hell of a day for motorists and commuters in Greek capital Athens, due to work stoppages in public transport means and a new 24-hour strike of taxi drivers. Main roads in the city of more than 4 million inhabitants are fully packed, since the morning. The situation is expected …

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Athens Taxis on 24-hour strike on Wed, because of Uber

Late on Tuesday, taxis drivers decided to launch a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, June 13th 2018. The strike will start at 6 a.m. In an extraordinary meeting the union of taxi drivers decided to launch the strike denouncing that Greece’s “creditors want the return of Uber.” In a statement the …

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No taxis as owners go on 24h strike on Apr14/2016

The Federation of  Greece’s Taxi owners will launch a 24-hour strike 24 hour strike to protest the upcoming tax regulations. The strike will start at 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 14th and end at 5 a.m. on Friday morning. According to the National Federation of Taxi  Owners (POEIATA), the new …

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