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In 2002 when the state issued the conditions of the tender for a strategic investor to take over Larnaca and Paphos airports, it had pledged that it would not create a third airport. But the opening of the crossing points linking the island's divided communities in 2003 changed the state of play. The condition ...
A MISSILE alert warning was issued to pilots flying into and out of Cyprus and other countries near Syria last week. Air traffic control chiefs warned airlines they may be caught in military strikes as tensions mount between the US and Russia – with the UK joining coalition strikes on the Assad regime.

During past conflicts close to Cyprus, flights in and out of the island have continued as normal; indeed at times British Airways has based flight crews in Larnaca, the main airport, to operate “shuttle” flights to Middle East. While there is no absolute guarantee that your flight will take place, Ryanair tells me: ...
More than 20 flights are due to take off from the UK to Cyprus on Wednesday. British Airways has two daily services from Heathrow to Larnaca, as well as a flight from Gatwick to Paphos. Ryanair has a departure from Stansted to Paphos, while easyJet flies to the island's two airports from Bristol, Edinburgh, ...
Lufthansa had said that it was cancelling more than 800 of its planned 1,600 flights on Tuesday and Frankfurt airport operator Fraport had warned of disruption. As well as Frankfurt, Germany's busiest hub for airlines, airports in Munich, Cologne and Bremen were hit. The industrial action also affected ...
Taxi drivers at Larnaca airport prematurely ended a strike on Thursday, also agreeing to suspend any measures over the next three weeks as the government looks into their demands. The cabbies terminated their action at around noon as a gesture of good will ahead of a meeting with the transport minister ...

Shuttles currently operate to Larnaca and Paphos airports to and from Nicosia and also from Larnaca airport to Paphos airport. According to head of the ... As of now and sadly for many tourists , their first experience of 'Cyprus Hospitality' is being ripped off on their way to their hotels. For taxi drivers to even ...
It also snarled transportation from the Middle Atlantic into New England, with more than a quarter of flights into and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport canceled, according to tracking service FlightAware.com. One flight landing at Washington's Dulles International Airport came in ...
Airports reopened and public transport began to grind back into service on Saturday after the worst snowstorms in nearly 30 years caused two days of major disruption in Britain and shut most of Ireland. A blast of Siberian cold dubbed “the Beast from the East” combined with Storm Emma's arrival from the ...
New York's LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports halted most flights due to high winds on Friday afternoon. More than a quarter of flights into and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport were canceled, according to tracking service Flightaware.com. Passenger railroad Amtrak halted ...
Britain's two busiest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, both said that flights would be cancelled. Police in Lincolnshire, eastern England, said that all roads were impassable. More than 150 flights were cancelled at Dublin airport. Britain's Met Office warned that freezing rain was likely across southern ...
A 33-year-old man was sentenced by the Larnaca criminal court on Tuesday to nine years in prison after admitting to the smuggling of 14 kilos of cannabis to Cyprus with the aim of supplying others. The man, Savvas Kartambis, was arrested last July at Larnaca airport on his arrival from Brussels after the ...
All flights to and from London's City Airport were cancelled on Monday after an unexploded World War Two bomb weighing half a tonne was found buried in silt in the River Thames. Police said they expected the bomb at George V Dock in east London would be removed by early Tuesday, having set up a ...
From Palma in Majorca in the western Med to Cyprus in the east, and most points in between, airports have seen their previous passenger-number ... One Mediterranean airport to suffer an immediate impact from Monarch's collapse was Gibraltar, which saw its traffic slump by around 30% in the final three ...
Rome's Fiumicino airport was forced to operate with only one runway during the night, when 10 cm (4 inches) of snow fell in less than four hours. ... Most of Italy's other main airports were open, albeit with flight delays. ... Roads were blocked while flights in and out of Sofia Airport were cancelled. Schools in ...
A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after the flight crew reported a man on board had vandalised two airplane lavatories by spreading human waste, airport police said. “We received a report of a passenger who had messed up the bathrooms with his own faeces,” ...
The Ercan airport has been transformed into a honky-tonk with glaring casino ads and extravagant illumination while the Greek Cypriot administration has been sending back passengers who enter the island via the Larnaca airport (in Southern Cyprus) and state their intent to stay in the Turkish side.

At least three Chinese airports have been shut and nine others are experiencing extensive delays because of heavy snowfall, Chinese aviation data provider VariFlight said on Thursday. The national observatory put China's snow alert on its second-highest level this week, state news agency Xinhua said.
During the stoppage, which started at 8:30am, taxi drivers at Larnaca airport expressed their grievances about buses offering shuttle services to other cities. ... They argued that an amendment to the legislation meant “any company can, without problems start regular routes to and from Cyprus' airports and ...
The early afternoon outage paralyzed operations at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport before power was finally restored at 11:45 p.m. Sunday EST for flight operations, wreaking havoc on holiday travel plans for thousands of people hit by airline cancellations extending into Monday.
Passenger traffic has exceeded 10 million passengers in Larnaka and Pafos airports, a milestone celebrated, by Hermes who manages the two airports. The lucky passenger, a Latvian who permanently resides in Cyprus and was travelling from Larnaka to Brussels, received a bouquet of flowers and a free ...
Cyprus Airports Exceed 10 million Passengers ... As part of the celebrations at Larnaka Airport, Hermes Airports honoured a departing passenger, who according to Hermes' calculations, was recorded as ... Cyprus has several comparative advantages that makes the island an attractive tourist destination.
Six kilos of tobacco, in 120 50g packets, for which duty had not been paid were found in the luggage of a British passport holder departing from Larnaca airport to London on Tuesday. According to an announcement by the customs department, they were not labelled as harmful in Greek and Turkish, ...
... in Cyprus who was leaving Larnaca on a flight to Brussels. Within the first six months of the year, Larnaca airport had the third greatest passenger increase across Europe in the category for passenger traffic spanning from five to 10 million per year, data from ACI (airports council international) Europe, ...
Larnaca airport taxi drivers called off a one-hour protest on Friday over the licensing of a bus company to carry passengers to Ayia Napa and Protaras. The drivers said they were calling off the protest, which entailed blocking the road to the airport for an hour at lunchtime Friday, to give negotiations a ...
Meanwhile, EU airports maintained a robust pace in passenger traffic growth at +6.8% (+7.5% in September). As in previous months, airports in the less mature aviation markets east of the bloc tended to outperform, along with Portugal, Luxembourg, Malta and Cyprus – with most of these airports achieving ...
Konovalova applied for asylum in 2011, first in Cyprus and then in Germany, on grounds of being persecuted for her political beliefs. ... “Konovalova is, at long last, on her way to the airport to be handed over to your police to be extradited to the Russian Federation,” she wrote in another email to Russian ...
Larnaca-based airline TUS will start twice-weekly flights to two destinations in Greece – Alexandroupoli and Araxos airport in Patra – from March 27 next year. ... The airline aims to connect Cyprus and Greece with countries in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as Europe via frequent flights, offering best ...
A woman who was trying to resist arrest injured a police officer by biting him on Sunday evening in Larnaca. Police were informed at around 7pm that a woman at Larnaca airport was disturbing the peace. When officers arrived at the airport departure area they found a 24-year-old woman about to travel to ...
Emergency exercise slated for Larnaca airport departure area. November 27th, 2017 Annette Chrysostomou Cyprus 4 comments. Emergency exercise slated for Larnaca airport departure area. There will be an emergency exercise at Larnaca airport on Tuesday evening, police announced on Monday. The exercise ...
Cypriot authorities have detained 39 Israelis for deportation after they landed on the eastern Mediterranean island, Israeli media reported on Wednesday. The Israeli tourists reportedly arrived at Larnaca airport were detained upon telling officers that they intended to travel to the Turkish Cypriot-occupied ...
Wizz Air has just announced big expansion plans for London and five new routes to Cyprus, Slovakia and Estonia ... The carrier, which bumped up its full-year profit forecast earlier this month, said it will add four Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet at the airport by June of next year, having previously allocated ...
The majors (Europe's top 5 busiest airports) saw passenger traffic ... the EU bloc achieved double-digit growth along with Cyprus, Luxembourg, ...
Customs officers found a large number of undeclared cigarettes in the luggage of three people on Sunday at Larnaca airport. Two women ...
Τwo marine vessels purchased for the Paphos airport fire station have been sitting idle for the past two years as no one has overseen their ...
Next year Jet2.com and jet2holidays will be running flights to Antalya in Turkey, Larnaca in Cyprus and Nice in France. The new destinations ...
... the EU bloc achieved double-digit growth, along with Cyprus, Luxembourg, ... The majors (Europe's top 5 busiest airports) saw passenger traffic growing ... That growth also puts a lot of pressure on airport facilities and staff ...
Charlie Airlines, an airline operating under the name “Cyprus ... 2017, with a flight to Pulkovo International Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Cyprus dog deaths push animal abuse on to election agenda .... pooches at the special baggage dropoff point at Cyprus' international airport, ...
8 (Xinhua) -- Cyprus on Wednesday condemned the attempted missile ... International Airport in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Saturday night.
Cyprus-based Cobalt Air launched twice-weekly Larnaca-Frankfurt service. Lufthansa LCC Eurowings began weekly Cologne Bonn-Namibia, ...
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) taking its place at the ... tourists, who must travel to the country via a Turkish port or airport.
The culprit returned to the UK – where he is well known – in the meantime but was arrested at Paphos airport when he came back to Cyprus in ...
Mustafa did not diver the hijacked plane to Cyprus so that he could see ... when she was asked to go to the airport during the hostage situation.
Almost 43kg of hookah tobacco were seized on Saturday at Larnaca Airport in the lugggae of an Egyptian passenger arriving from Cairo.
Cyprus Airways on Friday announced six new destinations for the summer of 2018, from Larnaca Airport to Athens, Munich, Prague, Stuttgart, ...
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 29, 2016 file photo, a pilot leaves the hijacked aircraft of Egyptair at Larnaca airport. Cyprus' Supreme Court on ...
Cyprus-based airline Cobalt added three new routes to its winter ... flights between Paphos and Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport. ... Cobalt Air currently serves 15 destinations to 10 countries via Larnaca and Paphos airports.
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 29, 2016 file photo, a pilot leaves the hijacked aircraft of Egyptair at Larnaca airport. Cyprus' Supreme Court on ...
Defence lawyers say the women thought they were involved in a prank for a reality TV show when they encountered a man at the airport and ...


 

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