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UPDATE: Weekend Strike at Museums, Archaeological Sites Suspended

A 48-hour strike announced by the employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports during the weekend, July 29-30, has been suspended.

No Metro, Suburban Railway Service to/from Athens Airport from May 30 to June 1

Greek railway operator Trainose has cancelled all routes of intercity trains and of the Proastiakos suburban railway from Tuesday, May 30, until Thursday, June 1, due to strike action by its workers.

Strikes in Greece Prompt UK Travel Advisory

The United Kingdom's Foreign Office recently issued a travel advisory alerting British tourists about strike action in Greece.

Transport in Greece to be Affected by Walkouts, Strikes on May 16-17

Public transport in Athens will be disrupted on Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, due to nationwide protests against an austerity vote in Parliament on Thursday.

Attica Hotel Employees Up in Arms Over Insurance Cuts

Α meeting between Attica’s hotel and tourism employees and Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Wednesday ended in a deadlock after the unionists demanded the government scrap a decision which will cut into their insurance savings, they said.

Aegean, Olympic Cancel Jan. 8 Flights Due to Strike

Due tomorrow's 24-hour strike by civil aviation employees at Greece’s regional airports, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air announce the cancellation of the following January 8 flights.

Disruptions at Greece’s Regional Airports Due to Friday Strike

Travelers flying across Greece will be forced to re-schedule as regional airports will be facing disruptions on Friday, January 8, due to 24-hour strike called by the Federation οf Associations οf Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Aegean Cancels, Reschedules Flights Due to Air Traffic Controllers’ Strike Today

Due to a four-hour work stoppage today by Greece’s air traffic controllers between 2pm and 6pm, Aegean airlines is cancelling the following flights.