Cyprus Ministry of Transport issues statement following the suspension of Cobaltair’s operations

The Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works is making every possible effort to minimize the difficulties Cobaltair Ltd passengers are faced with, since the airline has suspended operations, a press release issued here tonight by the Ministry says.

The Ministry regrets the company decision to suspend operations and the problems which will be caused to passengers, it adds.

Cobaltair Ltd informed the Ministry at 21.00 local time (18.00 GMT) that it suspends all its flights as of 00.30 Thursday morning, the press release notes.

The Minister has called a meeting in the presence of representatives from the Civil Aviation Department, the General Accounting office, Hermes and other competent authorities in a bid to organize, in the best possible way, the repatriation of those passengers who are stranded as a result of the airline’s decision to suspend operations.

Passengers travelling on the night flight of 17th October and on flights on 18th October 2018, which are not operating, are kindly requested to buy a one way ticket in economy class to return home and keep the proof of payment in order to claim compensation.

The remaining passengers, who were to have travelled on Cobaltair Ltd in the next seven days will be notified in due time about their repatriation.

Source: Cyprus News Agency