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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...

More Violations and Dogfights as Turkish Fighter Jets Enter Greece's Airspace

Two Turkish fighter jets and two naval cooperation aircraft entered Athens’ FIR on Tuesday without submitting a flight plan. Greek authorities recorded three violations of air traffic rules which resulted in two violations of national airspace over the northeastern and southeastern...

Greece Concerned Trump Administration May Show Favoritism to Turkey

U.S. Vice President-elect Michael Pence told Turkish newspaper Hürriyet on November 9 that the new administration wants to improve relations with Turkey, a statement that has caused concern in Athens. "Turkey is the U.S.' most important ally in the region....

Armed Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace Over Aegean

Authorities have reported that a formation of two Turkish fighter jets flew over Greece's national airspace in the northeastern and central Aegean region four times on Monday. The fighter jets also entered Athens Flight Information Region once. The aircrafts were chased...

Greece Concerned Over Continuous Turkish Provocations in Aegean

Greece's defense and foreign ministries are concerned over the continuous violations of Greek airspace by Turkish fighter jets. Diplomatic sources say that the recent reopening of the file of the death of a Turkish pilot who was killed over the...

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...

Turkish Warplanes Violate Greek Airspace Ahead of NATO Sea Operations

Turkish jet fighters entered Greek airspace several times on Monday, as NATO was preparing to deploy ships to the Aegean Sea to tackle migrant smugglers. Specifically, six Turkish fighter jets and a CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft entered successively in the Athens...

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...

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...