nijltje69
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Route Changes For All Airliners Egypt -Europe?

Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:50 am

Since Thursday I notice that all Egypt flight to Europe are not following the normal routing Egypt -Crete-Greece-Bosnia-....but rather do Egypt-Turkey-Bulgaria-Romania-....

Any idea about the reason for this 'drastic' change?
 
MCO2BRS
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RE: Route Changes For All Airliners Egypt -Europe?

Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:16 am

I flew BAH-LHR yesterday, we had an odd routing, turning almost due north over Syria and then directing back towards Europe over the Black Sea and passing over Bulgaria.

Are Greek ATC on strike perhaps?

Cheers,

MCO 2 BRS
 
kl911
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RE: Route Changes For All Airliners Egypt -Europe?

Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:26 am

Quoting MCO2BRS (Reply 1):
Are Greek ATC on strike perhaps?

That could be, I read that last week was a 'week of strikes' in Greece
 
flyingalex
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RE: Route Changes For All Airliners Egypt -Europe?

Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:49 am

Yes, Greek ATC were on strike (again).
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strangr
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RE: Route Changes For All Airliners Egypt -Europe?

Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:37 am

Quoting flyingalex (Reply 3):
Yes, Greek ATC were on strike (again).

yet they still don't want austerity - can we please let them fail and just invade from all sides and no more greece.

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