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Turkish Planes Carry Out 29 Violations of Greek Air Space

Turkish military aircraft carried out 29 violations of Greece air space in the Aegean on Thursday, just days ahead of the Orthodox Easter. These included a flight over the islands Anthropofagi and Makronisi in the Fourni island complex by...

Turkish Warplanes Continue Violations of Greek Airspace

Six Turkish fighter jets and two CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft entered successively in Athens FIR on Monday without submitting a flight plan. The Turkish warplanes violated the Greek airspace 36 times at different points of the Aegean Sea. Athens FIR...

Four Turkish Aircraft Violate Greek Airspace

For the third time this year, Turkish F-16 aircraft flew over the small Greek islet of Anthropofagoi in the Fournoi archipelago. According to the Greek Defense Ministry announcement, four Turkish Air Force F-16s entered Athens' FIR at 2:41 pm at the north...

Turkish F-16s Violate Greek Airspace

For the second time this year, a couple of Turkish F-16 aircraft flew over the Greek island of Kinaros at a height of 24,000 feet, according to a Greek Defense Ministry announcement. The incident took place at 11:41 am on...

New Turkish Provocation: Six F-16 Violate Athens FIR

The Turkish Air Force has proceeded to yet another provocation earlier this morning, by repeatedly violating the Athens FIR. A formation of six Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered the Athens FIR at 11:04 a.m. The aircraft flew over Anthropophagi island...

Turkey Revises Initial NOTAM After Firm Greek Reaction

Turkey has finally revised its previously issued NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) after the Greek government's strong reaction, regarding the inclusion of Greek land in military exercises within the Aegean Sea and Greek airspace. On Friday, February 27, Turkey issued...

Greece Protests 10-Month Turkish Military Exercise in Greek Airspace

The Greek Foreign Ministry sent out a notice to international bodies protesting Turkey's move to reserve a large part of Greek airspace for military maneuvers until the end of the year. On Friday February 27, Turkey issued a notam requesting to...

Six Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Air Space

Just days after the provocative violation of the Athens FIR by Turkish F-16 fighter jets, in the cockpit of one of which was the the Commander of the Turkish Air Force General Akin Ozturk, six more Turkish aircraft illegally...

Greek Fighter Jets Chase Turkish Over the Aegean

Greek military was set on alert earlier today after a new barrage of the country's air space (Athens FIR) violations by Turkish jets that flew over the Aegean Sea on Monday. According to information emerging from the Greek Ministry of National...

Defense Minister Dendias Visits Greek Easternmost Islets [Video]

The easternmost parts of Greece, the islets of Strongyli, Ro and Kastelorizo, visited on Thursday the National Defense Minister, Nikos Dendias, accompanied by the Deputy Minister, Giannis Lampropoulos, the Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, General Mikhail Kostarakos,...