Visitors leave Cyprus, Cypriot residents return from abroad

The departure of tourists and other foreign visitors from Cyprus is continuing on Thursday, while Cypriot residents with the necessary health certificate have been allowed entry in the island.

The total number of passengers who have departed so far today from Pafos airport is 626, CNA has learnt.

The passengers, who were tourists on holidays in Cyprus, departed boarding seven different flights.

Some of the flights were chartered specially for their departure and the airplanes had arrived in Pafos airport empty.

In particular, until now 514 passengers have left Cyprus outbound for Stansted, Manchester, Luton, Edinburgh and Tallin.

Another 112 passengers departed from Pafos having boarded a flight outbound for Malta.

276 people will be allowed to enter Cyprus from abroad today

In the meantime, 145 people who were stranded in various countries abroad arrived by 1300 hours local time (1100 GMT) in Cyprus to be transported by bus to quarantine facilities.

In particular, an Aegean flight landed at 0930 hours local time in Larnaka airport, from Athens with 118 passengers and a baby. Once the required certificates were examined, they were allowed to leave the plane. Three passengers arriving from Malta and 23 from Cairo were also allowed to enter Cyprus.

A little after 1600 hours, a flight from Salonica, with 37 passengers arrived in Pafos airport while another one is expected to land from Stansted with 49 passengers. Arrivals include British, Russians and other foreigners who are permanent residents of Cyprus and a number of students.

A passenger who arrived at 1105 hours from Malta at Pafos airport and presented high fever has been transported from the airport to undergo medical tests. Another two passengers who arrived in the same flight have been placed in quarantine for 14 days.

It is expected that today a total of 276 people who have managed to attain the necessary health certificates and will arrive from various countries abroad will be allowed to enter Cyprus.

In total, 13 flights will be landing in Larnaka airport. Another eight flights are expected to arrive until midnight at Pafos airport while an equal number will depart.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Visitors leave Cyprus, Cypriot residents return from abroad

The departure of tourists and other foreign visitors from Cyprus is continuing on Thursday, while Cypriot residents with the necessary health certificate have been allowed entry in the island.

The total number of passengers who have departed so far today from Pafos airport is 626, CNA has learnt.

The passengers, who were tourists on holidays in Cyprus, departed boarding seven different flights.

Some of the flights were chartered specially for their departure and the airplanes had arrived in Pafos airport empty.

In particular, until now 514 passengers have left Cyprus outbound for Stansted, Manchester, Luton, Edinburgh and Tallin.

Another 112 passengers departed from Pafos having boarded a flight outbound for Malta.

276 people will be allowed to enter Cyprus from abroad today

In the meantime, 145 people who were stranded in various countries abroad arrived by 1300 hours local time (1100 GMT) in Cyprus to be transported by bus to quarantine facilities.

In particular, an Aegean flight landed at 0930 hours local time in Larnaka airport, from Athens with 118 passengers and a baby. Once the required certificates were examined, they were allowed to leave the plane. Three passengers arriving from Malta and 23 from Cairo were also allowed to enter Cyprus.

A little after 1600 hours, a flight from Salonica, with 37 passengers arrived in Pafos airport while another one is expected to land from Stansted with 49 passengers. Arrivals include British, Russians and other foreigners who are permanent residents of Cyprus and a number of students.

A passenger who arrived at 1105 hours from Malta at Pafos airport and presented high fever has been transported from the airport to undergo medical tests. Another two passengers who arrived in the same flight have been placed in quarantine for 14 days.

It is expected that today a total of 276 people who have managed to attain the necessary health certificates and will arrive from various countries abroad will be allowed to enter Cyprus.

In total, 13 flights will be landing in Larnaka airport. Another eight flights are expected to arrive until midnight at Pafos airport while an equal number will depart.

Source: Cyprus News Agency