Strike grounds all flights in Greece

Industrial action to last all day Thursday
Flights to and from all airports in Greece scheduled for April 7 have been cancelled as a 24-hour strike by air traffic controllers and civil aviation employees takes hold.
The public sector union ADEDY is protesting against reforms planned in the country’s social security and pension system.
The strike began at 00:01 on Thursday and will last until midnight. Exceptions include, humanitarian aid, search and rescue, health emergencies and flights transporting heads of state.


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