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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.

Eurocontrol Advises Airlines to be Cautious in Eastern Mediterranean

Eurocontrol has issued an alert advising airlines to exercise caution due to possible military action in the eastern Mediterranean in next 72 hours.

Demand For Flight Slots In Greek Airports Record Remarkable Increase This Year

Air carriers are showing an increasing interest in the Greek market this year, according to data on the demand for flight slots in Greek airports.

Volcanic Ash Outcome On Tourism

From 15 April until 21 April a total of 1,177 flights to and from Greek airports were canceled due to the volcanic ash cloud from Ireland, according to Civil Aviation Authority data.

Flights in Europe Increase to a Record High in 2007

Eurocontrol, the European organization for the safety of air navigation, has released an analysis of traffic and delays in Europe in 2007 and predictions for 2008. According to the results of the analysis the number of flights in Europe increased to some 10 million in 2007, a 5.3...

Government Signs Legislation for National Aeronautical Supervisory Command

With the signing of a recent Presidential Decree, Greece can now create an independent National Aeronautical Supervisory Command. The pertinent decree, which allows for the organization, operation and staffing of the new command, was signed last month by the country's minister of...

European Single Sky Program Ratified

In a landmark occasion for European air transport, the contract for the definition phase for the Single European Sky Implementation Program was ratified on November 17 by 29 partners in the Air Traffic Alliance, the vice president of the European Commission and the director...

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.