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Sick air traffic controllers pay attention to shortages at small airports

The airport on Kastellorizo ​​Island in the southeastern Aegean Sea operated by Olympic Airlines will not be available last weekend as the only employee operating the control tower and providing the Airport Flight Information Service (AFIS) was ill. was.

According to the Panhellenic Association of Telecommunication Workers of the Civil, 11 of the 15 border airports that provide flight information services provide passenger, medical and military aircraft 24 hours a day, without holidays or vacations. There is only one person. Aviation service.

In addition, 7 of the 11 airports do not have full-time employees. Recently, similar sudden closures have been recorded at airports in Icaria, Milos (three times), Kozani, Naxos and Kastoria.



https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1189326/sick-air-traffic-controller-draws-attention-to-shortages-at-smaller-airports/ Sick air traffic controllers pay attention to shortages at small airports

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