Greek Travel Agents Federation Expresses Concern Over Civil Aviation Workers Strike Next Week

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Vacationer & Journey Companies (fedHATTA) has expressed considerations concerning the five-day strike introduced for subsequent week by the union representing the employees of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

The strike known as by the Federation οf Associations οf Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (OSYPA) is anticipated to have an effect on each home and worldwide flights and can run from 00.01 (native time) on Monday, June 20, till 23.59 (native) on Friday, June 24.

“The mobilization will trigger big issues within the nation’s airports as there might be lengthy delays and possibly even flight cancellations”, fedHATTA mentioned in an open letter on Wednesday.

fedHATTA underlined that the motion will hinder the arrivals and departures of vacationers to and from Greece, create a unfavorable picture for the nation and put the nation’s financial system and concerned skilled sectors in danger.

The OSYPA federation, which doesn’t embody air-traffic controllers, are putting in protest of the long-term lease of 14 regional airports and the reorganization of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

The strike known as by the civil aviation staff follows a sequence of 48-hour rolling strikes launched by port workers since late Could.

fedHATTA mentioned that such actions can have “irreversible penalties” for this yr’s tourism season and known as on all events to resolve their variations by means of dialogue.