Announcements Archive

Definition of Series and Determination of Historic Rights

HSCA along with other European coordinators have developed this guidance with the objective to promote that the determination of historic rights is done in a harmonised manner, guided by the prime objective of airport slot coordination to ensure the most efficient declaration, allocation, and use of available airport capacity and...

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HSCA Services Survey

Aiming to evaluate and improve HSCA services, kindly devote a few minutes to reply to the below anonymous survey. Your feedback is valuable to us.  Take the survey The link will expire on 31 January 2024. Thank you in advance and we wish for a happy and prosperous 2024. @Friday,...

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JNUS Flights From/To TLV

Pursuant to EU Slot Reg. Art. 10.4(a), HSCA will grant JNUS to all cancellations from/to flights at TLV airport until 28 October 2023 (end of S23 scheduling season). @Friday, 13/10/2023

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Obligation to obtain airport slot

GA/BA aircraft operators are reminded of their obligation to obtain an airport slot at all level 3 coordinated airports in Greece.Any flight operating a portion of their flight under IFR rules with a VFR arrival still requires an airport slot at destination.Any flight not adhering to this requirement of an airport slot will be suspended in...

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LGRP/RHO Application of JNUS

Following recent sad developments where thousands of tourists have been evacuated as wildfires threatened and damaged some hotels mainly on the southern part of Rhodes island (RHO), we would like to inform you that cancellations / reschedules for flights that were planned to operate, will be treated as JNUS pursuant...

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NOTAM Issuance

H.S.C.A. announces the NOTAM issuance concerning the GA/BA IFR Flight Plan Suspension Procedure. @Tuesday, 20/06/2023

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Runway Closure at SKG/KGS

H.S.C.A. announces that an important NOTAM has been issued concerning closure of runways at SKG/LGTS and KGS/LGKO, due to works. @Monday, 27/03/2023

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Slots Optimization meetings

HSCA is hosting virtual meetings with airlines to optimize slots/schedules, for S23 scheduling period, during 24 and 25 of January between 0700-1500 UTC.Initially, one (1) meeting will be accepted per airline until the volume of requests is normalized. @Wednesday, 18/01/2023

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H.S.C.A. working hours adjustment

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that due to the participation in the 151st IATA Slot Conference in Melbourne and for the period 14 – 18 November 2022, as far as all coordination matters are concerned, working hours will be adjusted accordingly (UTC+10). @Tuesday, 8/11/2022

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O.C.S. available for S22

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that for S22, Online Coordination System (O.C.S.) is available for Greek airports under the following rules: Commercial flights: 21 days horizon, single date only.GABA flights: 14 days horizon, GABA Rules & Guidelines apply. @Sunday, 13/03/2022

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GA/BA request procedure for S22

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that the way GABA requests with aircraft registration will be handled from S22 scheduling period, has changed. A short document with guidance is available for download. GABA Rules and Guidelines document has been updated to reflect the procedure, and the guidance is included as...

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H.S.C.A. provisional analysis

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that, after conducting thorough analysis, a provisional paper for S22 has been issued in Greek. @Friday, 11/02/2022

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EUACA – Ιmplementation of Article 10(4)(e) (JNUS)

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that according to the decisions of the EUACA meeting, Force Majeure (or Justified Non-Use of Slots (FM/JNUS) shall be granted until Friday 14 May 2021 included and a “recovery period” of six weeks for all cancellations until Friday 25 June 2021 included. @Friday, 06/05/2021

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EUACA Guidance

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that EUACA guidance was updated to the official publication of Reg 2021/250 @Friday, 19/02/2021

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EU Amendment of the Slot Regulation

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that EU published today the amendment of the Slot Regulation.The deadline date for carriers to return series was updated. Carriers must return series before 28Feb. Our guidance is updated to reflect this change and sets now ERD to 27Feb, 22h59 UTC (iso 26Feb). @Friday,...

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Proposal from the European Commissionfor a revised EU Slot Regulation

The European Union is currently discussing a proposal from the European Commission, amended by the Council Presidency, to adopt a revised EU Slot Regulation which would apply in Summer 2021 (and possibly beyond). Until further notice, the existing EU Slot Regulation remains in force. @Friday, 29/01/2021

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Change of Level for Summer 2021

H.S.C.A. would like to inform you that Thessaloniki (LGTS/SKG) and Skiathos (LGSK/JSI) airports are designated by the Managing Authority as “Schedule Facilitated Airports” (IATA Level 2) for the Summer Season 2021. For the same period, Aktio (LGPZ/PVK) and Samos (LGSM/SMI) airports are designated as “Not Coordinated Airports” (IATA Level 1)...

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