Daily Archives: November 9, 2002

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Tour operators protest at cut in commission

TOUR operators informed the public yesterday they would be taking action against airlines that have announced a cut in their commissions by not selling those airlines’ tickets for a day. As a result of the airlines’ decision, tour operators claim their income will be reduced by 22 per cent.

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Cyprus and Greece to protest harassment of passenger planes by Turkish fighter jets

THE Government said yesterday it would be filing official complaints against Turkey following an incident where two Turkish jets buzzed a Cyprus Airways (CY) flight just outside the Nicosia flight information region (FIR).

Government Spokesman Michalis Papapetrou described the action as “unacceptable”, stressing that both Greece and Cyprus would be filing complaints.

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Constantine in Cyprus

CONSTANTINE, the exiled King of Greece and President of the International Sailing Federation, arrived in Cyprus yesterday to head a conference discussing preparations for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

In a news conference shortly after his arrival at Larnaca airport, Constantine said the 600-member conference would discuss technical and practical matters.

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London murder probe detectives in Cyprus

SCOTLAND Yard detectives arrived in Cyprus yesterday on a search for new evidence into the murder of a Greek Cypriot teenage girl who was sexually assaulted and strangled in London 20 years ago.

Yiannoulla Yianni was 17 when she was assaulted and killed at her home in Hampstead, north London, on August 13, 1982.

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