Theoharis: 50,000 holidaymakers stranded in Greece to be repatriated in coming days

Some 50,000 holidaymakers stranded in Greece due to the collapse of the Thomas Cook travel agency are to be repatriated in the coming days, Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis told Skai television on Monday. 

The first 22,000 are to be repatriated over the next three days, the minister said, adding that aircraft were to arrive on Monday at Zakynthos, Kos and Corfu. 

He indicated that the repatriation was being organized by Britain's Civil Aviation Authority. 

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