Dustmen in Strovolos go on 48-hour strike

July 29, 2018 4:00 am

Dustmen in Strovolos, Nicosia, went on a 48-hour strike on Thursday in protest against municipalities, who they accused of hiring private contractors for rubbish collection. The first strike, lasting 24 hours, took place on June 21 and ended in a deadlock when the mayor insisted on privatising rubbish collection services....

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Agreement for operation of ‘satellite casino’ at Larnaka Airport

July 22, 2018 9:21 am

Hermes Airports Ltd and Integrated Casino Resorts Cyprus Ltd (ICR Cyprus) announce the signing of a commercial agreement with which the airport operating company provides ICR Cyprus with two specific locations in the terminal building of Larnaka Airport in order to create a “satellite casino” in the city of Larnaka....

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Planes stand frozen in time on runway of Cypriot airport abandoned

June 8, 2018 3:00 pm

A long-abandoned airport has become a barren graveyard for planes – a far cry from its heyday when it welcomed hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers wanting to bask in the sun. Nicosia International Airport, once the main airfield for Cyprus, has taken on a ‘ghostly’ appearance after being been shut...

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Cyprus Cabbies in work stoppage Wednesday

December 17, 2017 2:18 pm

Nicosia and Larnaca taxi drivers announced on Sunday they will stage a two-hour work stoppage on Wednesday outside Larnaca airport. The work stoppage will be between 8.30 am and 10.30 am on Wednesday in protest against “the illegal activities of companies at the Larnaca airport” that affected the cab profession...

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Hijacked airplane lands in Larnaca

March 29, 2016 6:21 am

A plane landed at Larnaca airport at 8:50 which has been reportedly hijacked after taking off from an airport in Egypt, a police source said. The hijackers took control of the plane at 8:30, the police source said without revealing any dditional information over the destination, the airline and the...

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