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19 September, 2020
 

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1. Traffic cameras by early 2021, transport minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traffic-cameras-by-early-2021-transport-minister-says

The installation of traffic cameras across the Cyprus road network is scheduled to begin in early 2021, transport minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday....

2. UK, Swedish travel agents regaining confidence in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-swedish-travel-agents-regaining-confidence-in-cyprus

Major travel agents from Britain and Sweden seem to be overcoming their reservations regarding the mandatory coronavirus test and are starting to bring tourists to Cyprus again, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Friday, speaking before the Parliamentary Transport Committee....

3. Cyprus adopts new road safety plan for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-new-road-safety-plan-for-2021-2030

The Road Safety Council on Wednesday adopted a new strategic plan for 2021-2030 that aims to cut road deaths by half, with the plan to introduce harsher penalties and traffic cameras....

4. Shop owners block road work in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shop-owners-block-road-work-in-limassol

Shop owners in Limassol, who oppose the construction of a median strip on a popular avenue, blocked road workers on Friday morning, with reports saying police officers were trying to hold back angry protesters...

5. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

6. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

7. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

8. Grim tourism figures for June show Cypriots also staying put

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grim-tourism-figures-for-june-show-cypriots-also-staying-put

Official figures for June tourist arrivals came to confirm the meagre state of tourism on the island this year, which remains heavily affected by the global coronavirus pandemic....

9. Probe launched into new public transport buses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-launched-into-new-public-transport-buses

The buses of the new public transport company covering Nicosia and Larnaca are set to be placed under the microscope of the departments of road transport and electrical and mechanical services, after several accidents and the death of one bus driver were recorded since the new buses began making the rounds on July 5....

10. Cypriot minister rides bicycle boom wave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-rides-bicycle-boom-wave

Bicycle commuting conditions around town may not be ideal in Cyprus but a minister is on a mission to change that, with reports saying a proposal may soon reach the Cabinet...

11. Transport Minister rides bus of new public transport company to work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-rides-bus-of-new-public-transport-company-to-work

The Cyprus Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos rode the bus to work on Monday, which marked the first working day of the new public transport company for the Nicosia and Larnaca districts....

12. Rapid COVID-19 tests at Cyprus airports in coming days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rapid-covid-19-tests-at-cyprus-airports-soon

Rapid COVID-19 tests will soon be made available at Cyprus airports, transport minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday....

13. Cyprus to launch tender for rapid tests at airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-tender-for-rapid-tests-at-airports

The Cyprus government will be reissuing a call for the expression of interest by bidders who have acquired the necessary equipment needed for rapid COVID-19 tests, so that incoming tourists won’t need to spend a night in quarantine until labs check their sample for the virus....

14. New scheme to subsidize airlines conducting flights with low occupancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-scheme-to-subsidize-airlines-conducting-flights-with-low-occupancy

Transport minister Yiannis Karousos on Wednesday announced a new scheme that will support airlines in view of stimulating passenger traffic....

15. With healthcare in focus, Cyprus reopens for visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-healthcare-in-focus-cyprus-reopens-for-visitors

Cyprus reopened its airports on Tuesday after almost three months of lockdown, hoping its record in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and a pledge of free medical treatment for any Covid-19 cases will lure tourists back to its beaches....

16. Republic of Cyprus reopens airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-reopens-airports

Flights resume Tuesday morning in the Republic of Cyprus, with government officials saying they are ready and optimistic about the bold move...

17. Wars over imported damaged vehicles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles

Transport ministry officials are getting serious pushback from groups opposing a new guideline that would require car damage history to be disclosed to prospective buyers of used vehicles...

18. Medical supplies, laptops flown over from China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-laptops-flown-over-from-china

A fresh batch of medical supplies and consumables to assist the island’s battle against coronavirus arrived on Sunday evening from China on a flight chartered by the Transport Ministry....

19. Cyprus scores Wizz Air base in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-wizz-air-base

Cypriot aviation scored a big win this week after Wizz Air said it would turn Larnaca airport into a base, as the island is trying to restore connectivity and the airline industry going through a hygiene makeover...

20. Cyprus expects 600,000 tourists by August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expects-600-000-tourists-by-august

The island is expected to receive some 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said Thursday, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes....

21. Republic of Cyprus starts its biggest engine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/republic-of-cyprus-starts-its-biggest-engine

A new presidential address to the nation on Wednesday is expected to set the tone as the Republic of Cyprus is gearing up for the summer season but debate over health concerns and social distancing still rages on...

22. Airports to reopen in two stages from June 9

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airports-to-reopen-in-two-stages-from-june-9

Cyprus on Friday worked out the details of the resumption of its tourism sector, with the Cabinet green lighting a two-stage action plan for the reopening of the Larnaca and Paphos airports....

23. Over 7,500 repatriated to Cyprus so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-7-500-repatriated-to-cyprus-so-far

Over 7,500 people have been repatriated to Cyprus over the last two months, Foreign Ministry spokesman Demetris Samuel said Monday, when three more rescue flights were expected to fly in....

24. Turkey defends Larnaca-bound flight decision

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-defends-action-over-larnaca-bound-plane

Ankara says a Larnaca-bound plane never submitted a timely request to fly through Turkish airspace, accusing the Republic of Cyprus of using the pandemic to score points for political gain...

25. Commission calls on Turkey to show solidarity without discrimination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commission-calls-on-turkey-to-show-solidarity-without-discrimination

The European Commission called on Turkey "to maintain a spirit of solidarity without discrimination", referring to Wednesday’s incident where Turkey denied a flight transporting medical equipment to Cyprus to enter its airspace....

26. Medical supplies arrive after eventful flight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-supplies-arrive-after-eventful-flight

Another huge load of medical supplies from China was delivered to the Republic of Cyprus on Wednesday, after an “adventurous” flight on a Russian aircraft that did not have enough fuel to make it in one go...

27. Turkey forbids plane carrying medical equipment from China to Cyprus to enter air space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-forbids-plane-carrying-medical-equipment-from-china-to-cyprus-to-enter-air-space

A plane chartered by the Republic of Cyprus to transfer 36 tonnes of donated medical equipment from China on Wednesday was forced to change course after Turkey prohibited the plane from passing through its air space, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said....

28. Joint working group established for resumption of Cyprus-Israel flight connection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-working-group-established-for-the-resumption-of-flight-connection-with-cyprus

Cyprus and Israel established a working group this week to prepare all necessary conditions for the resumption of the aviation connection between the two countries, Ambassador of Israel in Nicosia, Shmuel Revel told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday....

29. Minister keeps bus drivers on their toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-keeps-bus-drivers-on-their-toes

Transport Minister Yiannis karousos made an unannounced visit to a bus transit location on Friday to experience firsthand the implementation of public health guidelines...

30. 3,000 to be repatriated to Cyprus in May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/3-000-to-be-repatriated-to-cyprus-in-may

Cyprus is receiving around 200-300 returnees from abroad on a daily basis, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Monday, noting that May is expected to see the repatriation of some 3,000 in total....

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