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More Armed Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace

There were a total of four violations of Greece's airspace by Turkish jets on Tuesday, authorities report. Two jets flying in formation and one singular jet entered the airspace near the inlet of Panagia. The jets were flying some 25,000 feet above...

Greek-Turkish Fighter Jets in Dogfights Over Aegean

Two Turkish warplanes that violated Greek airspace over the Lesvos-Chios-Samos islands area twice, were involved in dogfights with a pair of Greek F-16 fighter jets on Monday. The Turkish F-16 entered Greek airspace in the area of Lesvos and Chios...

New Turkish NOTAM Challenges Greece's Airspace

Turkey complains that Greece has acted illegally by specifying the Greek territorial waters at 6 nautical miles and national airspace at 10 nautical miles. According to the Turkish perspective, the national airspace should be equal to the national territorial waters. Therefore,...

Reported Greek and Turkish Jet Confrontation Mid Air

The Greek and Turkish Air force jets had a few short confrontations above the Aegean Sea, after Turkish aircrafts committed Greek airspace violations on Tuesday, Kathimerini newspaper reports. Greek Ministry of Defense officials claim that eight Turkish jets including two CN-235 aircrafts and two armed jets...

Turkish Violations of Greek Airspace Reportedly Continue

Violations of Greece's airspace continue just a few days following the take down of a Russian air force plane by Turkish authorities. The Turkish air force shot down the Russian air force's Sukhoi SU-24 aircraft, November 24, citing violation of Turkish airspace...

WikiLeaks Alleges That Turkish Aircrafts Violated Greek Airspace Over 2,000 Times in 2014

Following the controversial takedown of a Russian Air Force aircraft by Turkish F-16 authorities, Wikileaks has released figures on Turkish violations of Greek airspace. A Wikileaks tweet, citing data compiled by the University of Thessaly, based on Greek military records, alleges that Turkey violated...

Russian Government Thanks Greece for Airspace Access

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova expressed Russia's gratitude for Greece's decision to allow Russian humanitarian aid aircrafts headed to Syria to fly through Greece's airspace, according to Sputnik news agency. "We appreciate Greek partners' adherence to principles and respect for...

Turkish Fighter Aircraft Invade Greek Airspace

Greek Defense Ministry officials announced that, once again, Turkish fighter jets invaded Greek airspace of the northeastern and southeastern Aegan region, on Tuesday, August 18. Specifically, six Turkish fighter jets crossed to the Greek national airspace, followed by three electronic-warfare...

Turkish Fighter Jets Test Greece's Territorial Claims

Turkish fighter jets have increased dramatically their incursions into Greek airspace as crisis-stricken Greek air force has to respond and confront the invaders. According to an extensive Politico report, through these incursions Turkey challenges their neighbor's territorial claims. "The main reason...

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...