48-hour strikes: No taxis, metro, buses, ferries and aircraft tomorrow and on 28 February

Work stoppages start tomorrow and escalate on Wednesday 28 February

The country will be in a strike clampdown from tomorrow, with walkouts and work stoppages escalating on Wednesday 28 February.

Athens Airport Taxi will “kick off” the strikes tomorrow, Tuesday 27 February, with a 48-hour strike in accordance with the decision of the S.A.T.A., which will last until 28 February.

Then the baton will be passed on to the railway workers. This includes the workers of the Athens and Thessaloniki suburban railway. At the same time, workers on lines 1, 2 and 3 of the metro and tram are also planning a 24-hour strike.

The buses will also stop working on Wednesday 28 February from the beginning of the shift until 9:00 a.m. and from 9:00 p.m. until the end of the shift, according to a decision of the OASA Workers’ Union. Traffic is expected to be restored from 10:00 a.m. or later and the last services are expected to depart from their starting points around 20:00 on Wednesday evening.

Strike at ports and airports on Wednesday

Air traffic controllers are also going on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, which means that all scheduled flights will be cancelled. In fact, Aegean and Olympic Air, in a statement, inform passengers with tickets for flights that will be affected by the strike that they can make changes.

For Aegean: 801 1120000 (from landline), 210 6261000 (from mobile)
For Olympic Air: 801 801 0101 (from a landline), 210 3550500 (from a mobile)

Finally, the ships will remain tied up on 28 February, as well as the seafarers will also participate in the day’s strike action.

In particular, ships will not depart from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio due to the 24-hour strike action called by four seafarers’ unions. The ships will remain tied up in the ports from 00:01 at dawn on Wednesday 28 February until 12:00 midnight.

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