Greek airport staff threatened striking for 48 hours in protest of working conditions, which grounded all flights in the country. After many flights were cancelled and thousands were concerned about getting stuck, Greek authorities announced that the strike has been lifted.

All flights canceled

All flights canceled Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

Greek authorities announced that the strike that was supposed to begin tonight (Saturday) at midnight has been cancelled. Earlier today, the country’s airports announced that the strike would last until Monday and that all flights would be cancelled.

Thousands of Israelis thought they would be stuck in Greece. The airport employees were striking in order to improve their working conditions.