Archive for May 7th, 2017

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There are talks about new strikes of the seamen/harbor workers on Tuesday the 16th and Wednesday the 17th of May. The Greek union PNO amongst other things is asking for the reinstatement of the labor and social security rights and the independence of the NAT insurance. They also ask from the government to try and beat unemployment in the sector.

E-kathermerini had the news but their information did not mention which Tuesday and Wednesday and this is why Skopelosnews looked at other media and found this Greek source; look here skai.gr


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(Photo Steve InSkiathos)

From Steve InSkiathos who witnessed the first UK flight of 2017 coming in on Skiathos airport last Wednesday. The first UK flight arrived (early) amid much fanfare. A nice welcome given by the new airport operators with two fire trucks spraying an arch over the plane as it taxied in. (You could almost hear the screams of the passengers thinking that they were on fire!). The local authority were giving out gift bags, Skiathos Life were doing interviews and the smart new security staff were everywhere. The WiFi works great (WiFi Hotspot is the name of the connection you need). All going so well then 50 minutes to get all the cases off……..not everything has changed!

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