Greek airports closed April 7, 2016, as air traffic controllers join the public sector strike

No commercial flights will arrive at or depart from Greek airports on Thursday, April 7, 2016. A civil aviation union, which includes air traffic controllers, will participate in the nationwide strike by the public sector union.

The union will also hold a rally in downtown Athens, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Advice For Travellers

Check with your tour operator or carrier to determine if your travel plans are affected.

To minimize safety risk, avoid the areas of rallies in downtown Athens tomorrow.

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