HUNDREDS of passengers were stranded at Paphos airport last night one of one of its busiest evenings of the week, when ground handlers from Swissport staged an impromptu strike.
The industrial action was taken after a dispute with the company’s management over a plan to dismiss seven employees and reduce shifts for the remaining workers.
Around 100 workers took part in the action which left hundreds of passengers stranded at the airport – on one of the facilities busiest days of the week.
Several incoming flights were diverted to Larnaca but outgoing passengers were stuck. Reports suggested that 14 flights had been affected.Read More