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Strike in Greece leaves passengers stranded on 33 flights

Greek airports prepare for mass disruption


Thirty three flights to Greece (16 arrivals and 17 departures) are impacted by tomorrow's strike of air traffic controllers in Greece. The flights concern destinations Athens and Thessaloniki.

Flights are being cancelled, and passengers are being informed via email or message to rearrange their travel on the next available flight.

Due to the potential involvement of air traffic controllers in the strike called by the Federation of Civil Service Associations of Greece (ADEDY) on 28th February, Aegean and Olympic Air have issued a statement advising the public on the actions they need to take to rearrange their flights.

A clear picture of the flights affected on Wednesday, including passengers travelling from Cyprus to Greek airports, is expected tomorrow following relevant updates from Greek civil aviation.

Aegean and Olympic Air announcement

Regarding the flight schedule of AEGEAN and Olympic Air on Wednesday, 28th February 2024, due to the possible strike of air traffic controllers:
AEGEAN and Olympic Air inform the public that following a notice from the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, until the issuance of a relevant NOTAM informing about flight cancellations, all passengers holding tickets on affected flights can make changes at no cost for reissue and fare difference.

For more information, passengers are requested to visit the Aegean and Olympic Air websites or contact the following telephone numbers:

For Aegean
801 1120000 (from landline), 210 6261000 (from mobile)

For Olympic Air
801 801 0101 (from landline), 210 3550500 (from mobile)

[This article is a summary of the original in Greek published in Kathimerini]

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