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03 Oct 2020 | 05:15 PM UTC

Greece: Aviation sector strike scheduled for October 7 and 8

Greece News Alert

Air traffic controllers strike scheduled for October 7 and 8; confirm travel itineraries

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/3/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Greece


An air traffic controllers strike is scheduled to take place in Greece from Wednesday, October 7 to Thursday, October 8. The strike has been organized by the Air Traffic Controllers Association (EEEKE) and the Union of Electric Engineers for Air Traffic Safety (ENIMAEK) and is being held over several disputes including unpaid salaries. The stoppage of work for the EEEKE workers will occur from 08:00 to 12:00 (local time) on both days while ENIMAEK workers will stop work from 12:00 to 16:00 on both days.

Flight disruptions for both international and domestic flights should be anticipated during the strike.


Potentially impacted travelers are advised to monitor developments to the situation, confirm the status of their flights prior to departure, and to contact their airline for additional information. Avoid all associated protests as a precaution.


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