Kastellorizo

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.

Turkish navy to conduct exercises in the Aegean during talks

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is due in Athens for talks on Friday amid a tense atmosphere between Greece and Turkey, which has been exacerbated by the neighboring country’s decision to carry out naval exercises in the Aegean while discussions take place in the Greek capital.

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