Tag: Cyprus

Cobalt Collapse: Thousands of Passengers Impacted

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Cypriot airline Cobalt Air has cancelled all its flights and indefinitely suspended operations, advising customers not to go to the airport. Cobalt failed to secure funding and was forced to announce the suspension of its operation at midnight Wednesday. The carrier’s website is now down and simply displays a message alerting users to its […]

UPDATE: Hijacked Egypt Air Flight MS181 Lands in Cyprus

Reading Time: 2 minutes The alleged hijacker of an EgyptAir plane has been arrested after hours of negotiations, according to Cypriot police, and has emerged from the grounded plane with his hands up. The man – said to be in an “unstable psychological state” and believed by authorities to be Egyptian – had held a number of hostages but […]