Kastellorizo

Turkish military plane flies low over Greek island

A Turkish military transport plane on Tuesday morning descended to an altitude of just 110 feet over a Greek island in the eastern Aegean in a second day of overflights.

The Turkish CN235 was captured on Greek radars flying some 30 meters above the islet of Panagia, which is part of the Oinousses island cluster east of Chios.

Two dogfights over Aegean between Greek and Turkish fighter jets

A pair of Greek F-16 fighter jets engaged in a double dogfight over the Aegean Sea, when two Turkish fighter jets violated Greek air space between the islands of Lesvos, Samos and Chios, Monday. The Turkish pilots were forced to retreat, after entering Greek air space in the morning hours of Monday, when they were intercepted by the Greek fighters that took off from the Skyros airport.

Greece complains to NATO over Turkish submarines in Aegean

The Greek Foreign Ministry and the National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) last week submitted to NATO a detailed complaint regarding the presence of Turkish Navy submarines in Greek territorial waters during the month of September, along with provocative statements by Turkish officials disputing the borders between the two NATO allies, Kathimerini understands.

Olympic Air cancels eight flights on Tuesday due to walkout

Olympic Air on Monday announced the cancellation of eight domestic flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a walkout by Civil Aviation Authority Staff.

The affected flights are between Athens and the islands of Paros, Rhodes, Kastellorizo and Karpathos.

For further details, travelers should telephone 801 801 0101.

106 migrants saved off western Turkey

Turkish security forces have rescued 106 migrants and refugees caught in a storm in two boats in the Aegean Sea off the southwestern province of Mu?la and Antalya, the state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.      
Police said they rescued 55 migrants as they were attempting to reach the Greek island of Kos from Mu?la's Bodrum district on the night of Feb. 15.        

Castellorizo, a Greek gem with Aussie connection in Turkey’s nostrils (pics + vid)

Castellorizo, east of Rhodes, quiet and peaceful, with no more than 200 inhabitants.

Τhe Turks call it Mais, the Arabs call it Mayas, in antiquity it was Megisti, but whatever you call it there’s no denying the beauty of this picturesque Greek island lying in Turkey’s nostrils.

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