Greek Strikes 11th May : Effect on Thomson Halkidiki Flights

Major operators, Thomson Holidays and First Choice Holidays have made the following announcement regarding flights to and from Greece during the planned industrial action on 11 May 2011:

It is hoped that flights to/from Halkidiki will operate with minimal delays.

It seems that the only flights certain to be operating very late are to/from Rhodes, Kos and Kavala.

Official Announcement

Thomson Airways has been advised of industrial action taking place in Greece on Wednesday 11th May between 10:00 UK local time (12:00 Greek local time) and 14:00 UK local time (16:00 Greek local time).

During this strike, Thomson Airways’ main priority is to minimise disruption to customers. The airline’s flights to Greece not listed below are expected to depart on time and customers are advised to travel to their airport as normal. The flights listed below will be delayed approximately four to six hours and are subject to revised departure times.

Customers are advised they can check-in 3 hours prior to the revised departure time and should pack all essential items in their hand luggage.

Customers on holiday in Greece may experience some disruption to services whilst in resort and our overseas teams are working to minimise any inconvenience that maybe caused.

While the circumstances are outside of the airline’s control, it would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused. Thomson Airways would like to reassure customers it is doing everything possible to minimise the disruption to their holidays.

All timings below are in Local time

All the flights listed below will be delayed approximately four to six hours and are subject to revised departure times.

Rhodes

TOM2332 Manchester to Rhodes Now due to depart at 1130

TOM2333 Rhodes to Manchester Now due to depart at 1840 (Greek local time)

TOM7322 Birmingham to Rhodes Now due to depart at 1130

TOM7323 Rhodes to Birmingham Now due to depart at 1835 (Greek local time)

TOM3300 Doncaster to Rhodes Now due to depart at 1130

TOM3301 Rhodes to Doncaster Now due to depart at 1830 (Greek local time)

All other flights to Rhodes will operate to their original schedule.

Kos

TOM4318 London Gatwick to Kos Now due to depart at 1130

TOM4319 Kos to London Gatwick Now due to depart at 1825 (Greek local time)

TOM2308 Manchester to Kos Now due to depart at 1130

TOM2309 Kos to Manchester Now due to depart at 1840 (Greek local time)

TOM3340 Doncaster to Kos Now due to depart at 1130

TOM3341 Kos to Doncaster Now due to depart at 1825 (Greek local time)

All other flights to Kos will operate to their original schedule.

Kavala

TOM4326 London Gatwick to Kavala Now due to depart at 1115

TOM4327 Kavala to London Gatwick Now due to depart at 1735 (Greek local time)

All other flights to Kavala will operate to their original schedule.

More information can be found at

Thomson.co.uk

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