Latest News On Strikes In Athens

  • by XpatAthens
  • Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Latest News On Strikes In Athens
Greek workers and their unions have taken part in multiple strikes in order to protest against the government's various proposed and adopted reforms. From transportation strikes to garbage collection strikes, the average citizen's life is impacted by these work stoppages.

Please do realize that this information is constantly changing and often remains purposely vague for a portion of the announcement so as to maximize the impact of the strike. The details may also change within hours of being announced. Take a look at the categories below to see who will be striking.

*LATEST UPDATE: October 7th, 2019


Tuesday, October 8th  2019

The blue line of the Metro will hold work stoppages between 05:00  - 08:00, 13:00 – 16:00 & 21:00 – 24:00. The strike will only affect routes Doukisis Plakentias - Airport.

OSE and Athens Suburban Railway will also be holding work stoppages 05:00  - 08:00, 13:00 – 16:00 & 21:00 – 24:00

Wednesday, October 9th  2019

The blue line of the Metro will hold a 24hour strike, only affecting routes from Doukisis Plakentias to the Airport.

OSE and Athens Suburban Railway will hold a 24hour strike. 

For information on how to contact an airline not listed below, click HERE.

Customers are kindly advised to check the latest flight details by calling:
From Greece 0801 11 20000
From abroad or mobile + 30 210 6261000 or click HERE.

Olympic Air will attempt to contact with passengers on flights affected to forward them to other flights as well as network and informing them about changes in departure times.

For more information please contact the customer service at: 801 801 0101 (fixed) and 210 3550500 (mobile phones) or click HERE.