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No flights to/from Athens on Thursday due to 24-hour union strike

No commercial flights will arrive at or depart from Athens International Airport on Thursday due to the participation of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Employees’ Unions’ (OSYPA) , which includes air traffic controllers, in a nationwide strike called by the country’s public sector union, ADEDY, to protest the government’s pension reform plans. On Monday, the Greek Civil Servants’ Confederation (ADEDY) published ...

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Brussels hit by terrorist attack – at least 34 people dead (videos)

At least 34 people were killed in twin attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, triggering security alerts across western Europe and bringing some cross-border transport to a halt. A witness said he heard shouts in Arabic shortly before two blasts struck a packed airport departure lounge at Brussels airport. The federal ...

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Bomb alert at Hannover airport

Hannover Airport in northern Germany has been closed due to a bomb alert involving a passenger plane of Turkish Airlines, airport officials say. Passengers on board the aircraft have been evacuated. The incident began on late Tuesday afternoon and involves an Airbus A320 of Turkish Airlines. Details about the exact nature of the bomb threat were not immediately released and ...

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