Announcement

Flights in Greece to be affected by strike action

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Greek air traffic controllers to strike on 17 October

Air traffic controllers have announced their participation in a 24 hour strike on 17 October. Severe disruptions are expected and passengers are advised to contact the airline they are travelling with for further information.

Visitors should expect regular strikes and demonstrations. These are sometimes called at short notice and can cause disruption to public transport in and out of Greece.

For further infomation on major pre-planned strikes, see our travel advice for Greece.