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Greek Pilots Safe Amid Carnage of Kabul

A Greek pilot working in Afghanistan initially thought to be among the victims of Saturday’s shooting spree in Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel is safe and well. Describing his ordeal to Greek media, Vasilis Vasileiou said he hid underneath his bed for...

F-16 Demo Team Pilot Quotes Churchill During Air Demonstration

One of the most flattering Winston Churchill quotes for Greece was repeated today by an F-16 Greek Airforce pilot during airplane demonstrations for the national "OXI Day" celebrations in Thessaloniki. After Greek forces resistance delayed the Nazi invasion in southern...

Sergey Lavrov: Greek Pilots Have Shown Great Restraint

Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov stated today that Greek pilots have shown great restraint against the aggressive violations of the Greek national airspace by Turkish aircraft. "I will repeat what Alexis Tsipras said and I fully endorse it. Greek...

Two Greek Pilots Killed in Albacete NATO Base [Video]

A day of mourning for the Hellenic Air Force. Two young, very experienced pilots lost their lives yesterday while on duty on a NATO exercise in Albacete, Spain, when their Greek Air Force two-seater F-16D Block 50 fighter jet...

Greek F-16 Crashes South of Crete

A Hellenic Air Force F-16 jet crashed off the southern coast of Crete in southern Greece earlier today due to mechanical failure during a scheduled training exercise, the Greek National Defense Ministry announced. According to the Ministry, the two...

BBC: Pilots Among Greeks Pushed to Turkey Because of Crisis

Approximately 800-1000 Greeks have settled in Turkey, mostly in Istanbul due to the economic crisis in Greece, as mentioned in a BBC show. According to the BBC report, a coffee shop in Cihangi, Istanbul, is always filled with Greeks who come...

Fifty-Three Greek Pilots in Turkish Airlines

The financial crisis that is plaguing Greece has led many Greek experienced pilots to Turkey. According to data from Turkish Airlines, published in the newspaper Habertürk, the largest percentage of foreign pilots that work in Turkish Airlines are Greek. At the...