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AEGEAN Cancels More Flights Over Bad Weather

AEGEAN will only partially reinstate its flight operations for Tuesday, January 25, due to continuing exceptional weather conditions in Greece and difficulties on the main roads.

AEGEAN and Olympic Air Cancel Flights Due to Weather Conditions in Greece

AEGEAN and Olympic Air have announced flight cancellations due to the exceptional weather conditions in Greece.

Sixteen Airlines Promise to Refund Passengers in 7 Days After Flight Cancellations

Sixteen major airlines have committed to provide better information to passengers and issue refunds in 7 days in case of flight cancellations.

Global Air Passenger Traffic Sees Steepest Decline Since 9/11, Says IATA

Global air passenger traffic in February 2020 experienced its steepest decline in demand since 9/11, according to IATA.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Cancel, Reschedule May 30 Flights Due to Strike

AEGEAN and Olympic Air have announced flight cancellations and reschedules for May 30, due to strike action called by Greece's air traffic controllers.

Greece’s Public Transport to be Affected by Walkouts, Strikes on May 30

Transportation in Athens will be disrupted on Wednesday, May 30, as public transport employees will participate in strike mobilizations and work stoppages.

Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport Main Runway Opens

The main runway at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport is in operation handling all flights, following the completion of planned maintenance works there.

Makedonia Airport Handling All Flights as Scheduled

All flights to and from Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport are being carried out according to schedule since November 24, Greece’s transport ministry said on Tuesday.

Airline Cancels Flights at Makedonia Airport Citing Safety Concerns

Fraport Greece reiterated its concerns regarding the maintenance works at Makedonia Airport, after reports that a low cost carrier has canceled its flights citing safety reasons.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Flight Cancellations on Thursday, Dec 3

Flight cancellations have been announced by AEGEAN and Olympic Air for Thursday, December 3, due to the 4-hour work suspension of the civil aviation authority personnel (OSYPA) and the 24-hour strike announced by the Santorini Air Traffic Control Personnel.

Olympic Air: Flight Cancellations on Wednesday and Thursday

Olympic Air is being forced to cancel 36 flight sectors on Wednesday and Thursday, due to the 4-hour work stoppage and 24-hour strike of the PanHellenic Union of Licensed Aeronautical Telecommunication Officers on November 11 and November 12, respectively.

SkyGreece Airlines Temporarily Ceases Operations

SkyGreece Airlines announced on Friday that it must temporarily cease all operations.

Aegean Airlines: Flight Cancellations, Reschedules on 27 November

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced the cancellation of 97 domestic flights and 65 international flights on Thursday, 27 November, due to a 24-hour strike scheduled by Greek air traffic controllers.
Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge.
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Olympic Air: Flight Cancellations, Reschedules On 16 July 2013

Olympic Air has announced flight cancellations and reschedules on Tuesday 16 July 2013, as a result of the work suspensions of Greek air traffic controllers (noon – 16:00 local time).

Athens Airways Ousted From State-Subsidized Program

Athens Airways was recently declared in default by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and was annulled from serving the nine state subsidized air route destinations it had undertaken in April. The routes are now assigned to Olympic Air and Sky Express.

Air Travel Complaints In Greece Drop In 2009

Complaints made last year by passengers against airline companies dropped 13 percent when compared to 2008, according to data released by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Smaller Airlines Preferred By Travelers

It looks like the average flyer believes that the smaller airlines are safer than the big named companies. September's passenger load factor figures were down for Greece's largest airline, state-owned Olympic Airways, as well as major international carriers out of Athens, but...

Olympic Airways Sale On Hold

Recent events have created new conditions under which the privatization of Olympic Airways must be carried out. Although the Greek government gave the green light to privatization advisers Credit Suisse First Boston to continue negotiations with Axon Airlines until October 17 -a...