Holidaying Brits face a fresh travel blow as Greece will be suspending all flights to the UK from today.
The country citied concerns over coronavirus, and the suspicion will last to 15th April, The Guardian reports.
Greece made the decision after the country’s biggest airline, Aegean Airlines, broke the news that it would halting all international routes as of Thursday.
Aegean will be suspending flights through to April 30th, but said it would operate emergency flights and “limited domestic routes.”
In a statement, Aegean Airlines said: “Given the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions imposed by Greece, EU and other states, as well as the newly adopted measures for the restriction of unnecessary movements in Greece, AEGEAN is obliged to proceed with the temporary suspension of its international flights.
“A small number of weekly flights from Athens to Brussels will be operated, in order to maintain the country’s connectivity with the EU’s administrative centre.”
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