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13.04.2018

To the south of Cyprus until 12 May, a dangerous zone for flights

A dangerous zone for flights over the Mediterranean Sea at an altitude of up to 8 thousand meters was introduced to the south of Cyprus because of the active activities of the British military. Tass told a source.

"The active military activities of the British military south of Cyprus caused the introduction of a dangerous zone over the sea in the airspace to the south of the island of Cyprus at altitudes from 0 to 8 thousand meters. The Danger Zone will operate from 12 April to 12 May," he said. .

According to him, Eurocontrol, the European organization for the security of air navigation, has already published relevant information.

Earlier it was reported that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recommended all airlines to strengthen control over flights in the Eastern Mediterranean for the next 72 hours (the deadline expires on 13 April).

According to the service dataflightradar24.com, the two most popular routes for Russian airlines that run close to the territory of Cyprus - to Israel and Egypt. According to the same service, Russian airlines do not fly over the restricted area or close to it.

A source: TASS

Tags: Cyprus, Security, Aircraft, Airlines, Military bases, Akrotiri, United Kingdom