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1. Unlike the Concorde, supersonic travel is coming back faster, quieter and greener

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unlike-the-concorde-supersonic-travel-is-coming-back-faster-quieter-and-greener

Supersonic air travel has always messed with the concept of time. Such as being able to fly across the Atlantic and land before your scheduled departure time....

2. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

3. Oil and gasoline sales decreased in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/oil-and-gasoline-sales-decreased-in-june

A total decrease of 6.8% was recorded in the sale of petroleum products in June, falling to 55,061 tons. Total sales of gasoline for June were down 5.9 percent, while diesel sales were down 10.4 percent, according to statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday....

4. Kea opens spectacular shipwreck dive sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-opens-spectacular-shipwreck-dive-sites

Jacques-Yves Cousteau would probably have been surprised to learn that the wreck of the World War I Britannic (the sister ship of the legendary Titanic) he discovered in 1975 off southwestern Kea would be listed as an underwater historical site almost 50 years later, becoming one of a handful of such marine parks in the world. ...

5. Kea’s seabed museum of historic shipwrecks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/kea-s-seabed-museum-of-historic-shipwrecks

A marine park, one of just a few of its kind in the world, is being launched off the island of Kea, with historic shipwrecks and consisting of three protected sea areas, each covering 36 hectares....

6. And just like that, Cyprus gets its own 'Air Force One'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/and-just-like-that-cyprus-gets-its-own-air-force-one

President Nicos Anastasiades today expressed his sincerest gratitude to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis for providing Cyprus with its own Presidential aircraft to be used by government officials for authorized trips abroad....

7. Spanish airline Air Nostrum has just ordered a fleet of airships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/spanish-airline-air-nostrum-has-just-ordered-a-fleet-of-airships

As the quest for less environmentally damaging aviation continues, one Spanish airline has thrown its hat into the ring by ordering new hybrid airships -- which pack as much of a punch visually as they are said to do environmentally....

8. More than 100 private jets owned by Russian oligarchs are stuck in Dubai

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-100-private-jets-owned-by-russian-oligarchs-are-stuck-in-dubai

Private jets belonging to Russian oligarchs that flew to Dubai to seek refuge from sanctions, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine are effectively stuck there, The Wall Street Journal reported....

9. A candy-striped airline that takes the humdrum out of flying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-candy-striped-airline-that-takes-the-humdrum-out-of-flying

Most airplane exteriors look more or less the same -- white backdrop, bold lettering, company logo -- but every now and again, an airline unveils a livery that stands out from the pack....

10. Chinese Boeing 737 plummeted 8,000 meters in three minutes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-boeing-737-plummeted-8-000-meters-in-three-minutes

A Boeing 737 carrying 132 people that plummeted 30,000ft to the ground and burst into flames in China suffered a catastrophic 'loss of control event', experts have warned....

11. Cyprus is losing its Russians, confronting existential questions about its economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-losing-its-russians-confronting-existential-questions-about-its-economy

For decades, Cyprus built an economy that courted Russians — Russian tourists, Russian investors, Russian oligarchs. ...

12. Cyprus denies Russian ships access to ports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-denies-russian-ships-access-to-ports

Russian ships are turning elsewhere for replenishment after being denied entry into ports of the Republic of Cyprus, with the island’s foreign ministry scrapping a previous agreement citing the ongoing war in Ukraine...

13. Erdogan threatens ‘highest-level warning’ over Aegean islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-threatens-‘highest-level-warning-over-aegean-islands

Turkey is prepared to issue “a warning at the highest level” if Greece does not change its position with regards to the demilitarization of the Aegean islands, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....

14. 'CBMs not proposed to deceive the Turkish Cypriots'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbms-not-proposed-to-deceive-the-turkish-cypriots

Substantial confidence-building measures (CBMs) are not made to deceive the Turkish Cypriots, President Anastasiades said Sunday, responding to statements made by the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar....

15. North irked over Turkish handball player’s airlift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-irked-over-turkish-handball-player-s-airlift

Turkish Cypriots are accusing Greek Cypriots of trying to trying to score political points after a handball player quarantined in the south was not allowed to cross into the north to head back to Istanbul and had to be airlifted by an ambulance plane...

16. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

17. Our very own 'La Isla Bonita'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-photos-of-cyprus-we-loved-in-2021

Although travel may have re-started in 2021, Cyprus still played a leading role in our lives, if not for another year. After all, 2020 taught us - even reminded us - that we live on a beautiful island, perfect for road trips, allowing us to feel as if we were on a neverending holiday in a foreign land...truly the envy of many. ...

18. Stewardess slapped after putting out man's cigarette

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stewardess-slapped-after-putting-out-man-s-cigarette

A flight attendant was slapped in the face and got an earful from a passenger, who lit a cigarette as he was disembarking the aircraft at Larnaca airport...

19. Massive effort underway in Paphos fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-effort-underway-in-paphos-fires

A huge wildfire was reported in Paphos on Monday morning, with local media saying a “massive effort” was underway in response to multiple arson attacks just south of Paphos Forest...

20. Empty middle seat? Depends on which country you are flying in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/empty-middle-seat-depends-on-which-country-you-are-flying-in

In Thailand, you cannot have food or water in flight and must wear a mask. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the plane needs to be half-empty. In the United States and Europe, it’s not mandatory for airlines to leave the middle seat open....

21. Minister says ‘no panic’ over coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-‘no-panic-over-coronavirus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the Cypriot government is taking all precautions against the coronavirus threat, adding that the administration is on alert but there is no panic...

22. Officials deny weak spots in virus front lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-deny-weak-spots-in-virus-front-lines

State health officials have denounced questions in the media over the handling of the coronavirus risk at airports, saying the image of the Republic of Cyprus was at stake...

23. Woman suspected of coronavirus at Nicosia hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-suspected-of-coronavirus-at-nicosia-hospital

A Chinese woman, a permanent resident of Cyprus, is being treated at Nicosia General Hospital on suspicion of being a coronavirus carrier....

24. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

25. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/both-us-and-iran-claim-‘self-defence

Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

26. Two killed in plane crash in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-killed-in-plane-crash-in-the-north

A small airplane crashed in the north killing two people, with reports saying the aircraft was being used for training...

27. Officials downplay drone risk off Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-downplay-drone-risk-off-paphos

Cypriot officials dismiss reports that say Turkish drones had interfered with flight paths of commercial airplanes taking off or landing at Paphos airport...

28. Paphos-bound plane hit by lightning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-bound-plane-hit-by-lightning

A plane that landed at Paphos International Airport was struck by lightning on Tuesday, with reports saying Ryanair passengers were unharmed during the incident...

29. Blaze stopped before reaching Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blaze-stopped-before-reaching-akamas

The origin of a fire that broke out in Neo Chorio in Paphos has been traced back to a location outside a residential yard at a local village, just outside Akamas national park...

30. Cyprus helps fight Israel fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-help-in-israel-fires

Two planes are set to depart for Israel on Friday to join fire fighters who are battling numerous raging fires in a declared emergency...

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