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Many Greeks would rather spend the weekend abroad than in the countryside

Flights abroad for the long weekends of Clean Monday and Independence Day on March 25 are showing increased occupancy rates of over 75%.

For those departing this weekend from Athens, the most popular destinations are Oslo, Bologna, Geneva, Amsterdam and Lisbon, while those departing from Thessaloniki mainly travel to Frankfurt, Berlin, Larnaca, Munich and Dusseldorf.

Aegean adds fourth daily flight to London Heathrow

Aegean Airlines has secured another slot at London's Heathrow airport and is adding to its schedule a fourth daily flight from Athens to the UK's busiest international hub, it said on Tuesday.

The new flight will operate every day throughout the year except on Saturdays, leaving Athens at 4 p.m. local time and London/Heathrow at 7 p.m. local time.

Travel Alert: Lufthansa Strike Causes Flight Cancellations at Sofia Airport

Sofia Airport has issued warnings of canceled flights to and from Frankfurt and Munich due to a strike by Lufthansa's ground staff, causing significant disruptions to air travel.

Travelers are urged to immediately reach out to the airline and stay updated through the airport's website for information regarding alternative flight options.

Strikes Threaten Chaos at German Airports

A nationwide warning strike by security personnel on February 1 is poised to cause significant disruptions at major airports across Germany. The strike, driven by demands for higher wages and improved working conditions, is expected to impact key travel hubs, including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Bremen, Berlin, Hanover, Leipzig, Dresden, and Erfurt.

Kalamata Airport sale plan

The Superfund plans to have received binding financial offers for the concession of Kalamata airport by the end of June, so as to complete the signing of the concession contract by the end of the year, to be ratified by the Parliament.