The Cyprus government has confirmed that an application for an air operator’s certificate (AOC) has been received by the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) for a new Cyprus-based airline. Debt-ridden flag carrier Cyprus Airways was liquidated at the beginning of the year following a European Commission ruling that it had to repay more than €65 million ($73.6 million) in illegal state aid, leaving Cyprus without a national airline. Minister of Transport Marios Demetriades ...

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