Transport in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki bus drivers threaten to resume strike

Bus drivers in Thessaloniki, in northern Greece, have threatened to resume strike action in protest at payment delays.

The president of the OASTH workers' union, Dimitris Tsermenidis, warned that drivers will walk off the job unless payments are made by October 12.

"We have no other means to claim unpaid work time," he said.

End in sight for bus worker strike in Thessaloniki

After 12 days of strike action that has paralyzed bus transport in Thessaloniki, the head of the city's urban transport organization (OASTH), Christos Stefanidis, announced that the Transport Ministry had disbursed the money for striking workers to receive back pay and called on the protesters to go back to work.

Thessaloniki bus workers walk off job

Thessaloniki bus workers walked off the job for the 11th day in a row Tuesday, demanding three months in unpaid wages.

Responding to the protracted action, the Transport Ministry said that, in association with the Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization (OASTH), it would pay protesting workers a month in pending wages.

Thessaloniki bus workers walk off the job for 11th day in a row

Thessaloniki bus workers walked off the job for the 11th day in a row on Tuesday, demanding three months in unpaid wages.

Responding to the protracted action, the Transport Ministry said that, in association with the Thessaloniki urban transport organization (OASTH), it would pay protesting workers a month in pending wages.

Bus drivers strike for 10th day in Thessaloniki, demanding unpaid wages

Thessaloniki bus workers walked off the job for the 10th day in a row on Monday, demanding three months in unpaid wages.

The workers gathered outside the offices of the Thessaloniki urban transport organization (OASTH) to protest.

In comments to the Athens-Macedonia News Agency, the head of the workers' union Dimitris Tsermenidis said employees have not been paid since July.

Greek tourist police at hand at nine airports to assist visitors

The tourist police have opened up offices at nine Greek airports and will soon be inaugurating another at Athens International Airport, it has been announced.

Officers will be on duty at the kiosks to help visitors arriving in Greece with any questions they have relating to local laws or other tourist-related issues.

SYRIZA government signs its first privatization concerning 14 regional airports

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) signed contracts with Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide and its Greek partner Copelouzos Group for the 40-year concessions to operate, manage, develop and maintain 14 regional airports in Greece.

Greek government grants 14 regional airports to German Fraport

The first privatization of the SYRIZA-ANEL government is a reality, as the concession of 14 Greek regional airports to German Fraport for 1.23bln Euros has been finalized. The Greek government reached the decision upon the recommendation of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) after the relevant tender ended 3 months ago.

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