Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Flight day Armageddon ...

The forecast was right ...

Flights are unable to land at Skiathos due to the bad weather, and are being diverted to Athens. Weather conditions here are poor to say the very least. I have not seen or heard any aircraft landing today ...

Thomas Cook from Manchester TCX2486 diverted to Athens, and was holding there due to bad weather at Skiathos - The crew ran out of hours and its overnighting there ...

Thomas Cook from Bristol TCX19WL diverted to Athens, and holding there due to bad weather at Skiathos ...

TCX19WL from Bristol ...
TCX54HJ from Gatwick now well on its way to Skiathos or Athens, Passing Split in Croatia at the moment. Weather here in Skiathos right now is foul ...

14:50pm TCX54HJ circled the island five times at 25000feet, before diverting. So ensuring all flights were diverted to Athens.

Papadamatis street has been severely affected by flooding. (Update to follow) ...

Late news: 22:30hrs

The passengers from Bristol have been on a bus coming up from Athens. They are on the AG Nikolaos tour boat, Its picked them up from the port of Pigadi - North of Agios Konstantinos. If they fall asleep its going Skopelos Alonissos in the morning ...

The Thomas Cook to Manchester TCX2487 will come up from Athens, and depart Skiathos in the morning. The overnighting passengers have a 04:30am alarm call.

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