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Greek Authorities Address Air Traffic Control Delays

The Transport Ministry is looking to address the issue of flight delays at Athens International Airport (AIA) and at other facilities across Greece.

EU Air Traffic Control Delays and Flight Cancellations Peak in 2018

The number of air traffic control delays and flight cancellations appear to have peaked this year, "achieving" the worst record in almost a decade.

Airlines vs France Over Air Traffic Controller Strikes

Four airlines have filed complaints to the European Commission against France, claiming the country is breaking EU law by not enabling flights during air traffic controller strikes.

France’s Air Traffic Controller Strikes Behind 33% of Europe’s Delays, Report Finds

Strikes by air traffic controllers in France are behind a third of Europe’s flight delays, followed by strike activity in Greece, Italy and Germany, over the 2004-2016 period.

Vodafone Drone-tracking Technology Set to Make Skies Safer

Telecoms company Vodafone announced the test runs of a new drone-tracking technology aimed at ensuring safer air travel.

Greek Air Traffic Control Weekend Strike Cancelled

A 48-hour strike scheduled for Saturday 4 October and Sunday 5 October by the Greek Air Traffic Controllers' Association has been declared "illegal" by an Athens Court.

European Union Air Traffic Control To Improve

Even hardened skeptics see hopeful signs that a pan-European regulation for 'single sky' air traffic control over Europe may yet become a reality. An EU committee formed early this year to study such a possibility is expected to issue its final report before the end of the year.