x

Travel

Flights from Catalonia to Greece Suspended Until Monday, February 22

February 9, 2021

ATHENS — Flights from Catalonia (Spain) will be suspended until Monday, February 22, while flights from Albania and North Macedonia will be carried out only at Athens International Airport, Greece's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Tuesday.

Specifically, the CAA announced the following measures for the protection of airline passengers and citizens from the pandemic, effective from Tuesday at dawn until 6:00 in the morning on Monday, February 22:

-Suspension of flights to and from Catalonia: The suspension of flights between Greece and the region of Catalonia in Spain is extended.

-Arrivals only at the "Eleftherios Venizelos" airport from Albania / North Macedonia: All flights to and from Greece from Albania and North Macedonia according to the new extension of notam will be operated only at the AIA 'Eleftherios Venizelos'.

The following flights are excluded from the air directive (Notam):

* Flights that indicate that they are in a dangerous situation (emergency flights).

* Support flights of the Hellenic National Healthcare system (Hellenic national healthcare system flights).

* Repatriation flights with the approval of the Ministry. External (Flights approved by the foreign ministry for repatriation)

* State flights.

* Sanitary flights.

* Humanitarian flights.

* Military flights.

* Cargo flights.

* Fire fighting flights.

* Frontex flights.

* Technical landing flights where passengers do not disembark.

* Return flights with only crew on board (ferry flights).

RELATED

Sixty-four percent of American travelers demand comfort and more innovative green options.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

NYC Officials Shutter Furniture Store Illegally Converted to House More than 40 Migrants

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City furniture store that had been illegally converted into sleeping quarters for more than 40 migrants has been shut down by city officials.

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers asked a New York appellate court Wednesday to halt collection of the former president’s $454 million civil fraud judgment while he appeals.

NICOSIA - Sunny Cyprus is taking advantage of that source of power in a groundbreaking project bringing solar energy to schools and educational institutions, installing photovoltaic systems in 405 of them with a combined capacity of 4.

The Philadelphia Orchestra's home is being renamed Marian Anderson Hall in honor of the pioneering Black American contralto, a rare case of an artist's name replacing a corporation.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray reiterated Monday that he is likely to retire from tennis before the season is over.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.