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23 January, 2021
 

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1. Police seize drone flying ‘high’ over Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-seize-drone-flying-‘high-over-nicosia

Police confiscated a drone in west Nicosia on Tuesday, saying they found drugs attached to the flying object...

2. Moscow blames ban on Cyprus Airways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-blames-ban-on-cyprus-airways

Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos says the government will do whatever necessary to overcome a disembarkation ban by Moscow, while reports say Russian aviation authorities imposed the ban on Cyprus Airways over the company’s failure to provide a passenger list...

3. Support schemes added to fight lockdown consequences

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/support-schemes-added-to-fight-lockdown-consequences

Alongside the tough restriction measures that came into effect on Thursday, additional support schemes were announced by the ministers of finance and labour in a bid to cushion the inevitable economic blow....

4. Man dies in gliding accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dies-in-gliding-accident

A man was killed in an aviation accident in Nicosia district on Thursday, with reports saying he went into a free fall after experiencing difficulties with his paramotor glider...

5. Largest ever deployment of Royal Navy ships to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/largest-ever-deployment-of-royal-navy-ships-to-cyprus

In a “demonstration of the breadth of the UK-Cyprus defence relationship,” HMS Albion, the Royal Navy’s flagship, will participate in an extensive programme of exercises and training with Cypriot forces throughout October and November. ...

6. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

7. Joint Cyprus-UK SAR exercise conducted off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-cyprus-uk-sar-exercise-conducted-off-limassol

The first Cyprus-UK joint search and rescue exercise in 2020 was successfully conducted off the coast of Limassol on Monday, a press release by the British High Commission said....

8. Cyprus takes part in eastern med drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-part-in-eastern-med-drill

Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy took further steps on Wednesday to strengthen their common naval and aerial presence in the eastern Mediterranean, through an operation that takes its name from an ancient Greek goddess but also meaning “order” in the ancient language...

9. Greece ‘overreacted’ to Turkish research mission, Erdogan spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-‘overreacted-to-turkish-research-mission-erdogan-spokesman-says

Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Thursday that Greece had “overreacted” to plans by Turkey to proceed with an oil-and-gas research mission south of Greek islands in the Eastern Mediterranean....

10. Israeli FM asks Cyprus to serve as moderator in its talks with EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fm-asks-cyprus-to-serve-as-moderator-in-its-talks-with-eu-countries

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi requested that Cyprus serves as a moderating voice in Israel’s talks with European countries, the Isreaeli Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson said Wednesday....

11. Exercise prepares Cyprus aerial firefighters for tough fire season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exercise-prepares-cyprus-aerial-firefighters-for-tough-fire-season

Ahead of what is expected to be a tough fire season, an operational readiness exercise dubbed ‘Icarus 2020’ took place Tuesday morning in the Larnaca district....

12. Greece will be better prepared for second wave of Covid-19, PM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-will-be-better-prepared-for-second-wave-of-covid-19-pm-says

Greece will be better prepared if the coronavirus pandemic resurfaces in fall, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on a television interview on Sunday night....

13. Letter to UNSG denounces Turkey's violations of Cyprus' airspace, maritime zones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/letter-to-unsg-denounces-turkey-s-violations-of-cyprus-airspace-maritime-zones

A letter dated May 28 sent by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the UN Andreas Mavroyiannis to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that denounced Turkish violations of the island’s airspace and maritime zones was released on Thursday as an official document in the General Assembly of the UN Security Council....

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. 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...

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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....

20. 'Tourism dogma' piques Israel’s interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-dogma-piques-israel-s-interest

The Israeli tourism minister says his country is looking into the possibility of joining a safe zone for travel that is currently in the works between Cyprus and Greece...

21. Cyprus extends flight ban again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extends-flight-ban-again

Cyprus’ Cabinet has decided to extend a flight ban, which has been in place as part of measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....

22. Quarantined Turkish Cypriots cross north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-turkish-cypriots-cross-north

Two Turkish Cypriot students who were quarantined in the south after traveling amid the coronavirus pandemic have been transferred to the north, putting to the test the levels of cooperation between the two sides on the divided island...

23. Daughter of north Cyprus civil aviation chief attempts to escape quarantine in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daughter-of-north-cyprus-civil-aviation-chief-attempts-to-escape-quarantine-in-turkey

Reactions mounted in Turkey after the daughter of the chief of civil aviation in north Cyprus attempted with the help of Turkish police to escape from a bus transferring arrivals from abroad to quarantine premises....

24. Greece, US hold live-fire drill after major base deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-hold-live-fire-drill-after-major-base-deal

At the foot of Mount Olympus, army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries....

25. 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...

26. UK refutes Tatar comments over potential UK-north Cyprus flight link

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-refutes-tatar-comments-over-potential-uk-north-cyprus-flight-link

UK, north Cyprus, Tatar, flight, Ercan airport...

27. Three killed in Istanbul plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plane-crashes-after-landing-in-istanbul

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179...

28. PRIO: A Cyprus solution could reap high economic benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prio-a-solution-to-cyprus-problem-can-oe

A solution to the Cyprus problem will create large new markets, research conducted by the independent, bicommunal research centre PRIO showed....

29. President’s air travel under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-air-travel-under-scrutiny

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is firing back at critics saying his use of a private jet owned by a Saudi billionaire has actually saved the state a lot of money, while opposition parties raise fears of dependency and quid pro quo with foreign donors...

30. Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kobe-bryant-dies-in-helicopter-crash

The sporting world was plunged into mourning on Sunday as news of Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned...

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