23 January Update:-Wednesday's air traffic controllers strike has been cancelled lucky you!
20 January 2012 Union met with government yesterday. Union has graciously decided to strike two hours instead of four hours on Wednesday, 25 January. CyprusMail

Cyprus air traffic controllers will strike
Wednesday 18 January
Wednesday 25 January 
both days 1 PM to 5 PM.
Will effect Larnaca airport and Paphos Airport. Call your airline, your flight may be bought up, delayed or cancelled.

13 January Here's an article explaining why passengers were kept waiting yesterday. CyprusMail

12 January Air controllers were on strike today from 
3-7 PM. 

Ryan air to open new base in Paphos Airport April 2012.

11 January announced today. Cyprus air traffic controllers to strike. (Change in time 11-3PM UTC, expect knock before/on effect..)
Wednesday, January 18 
Wednesday 25 January, 
both days 1 PM to 5 PM.
Will effect Larnaca airport and Paphos Airport. Call your airline, your flight may be bought up, delayed or cancelled.

10 January Larnaca air traffic controllers strike after 8:30 PM tonight till 
1 AM tomorrow out for 4 1/2 hrs. Air space will be closed except for emergency
5 January 2012 Larnaca airport wildcat strike closed till 0600 UTC following day. Can this be legal?
15 December 2011 Air Traffic Controllers strike, crippling Cypriot air space for twelve hours. All flights had to be cancelled, delayed or bought up. This caused a ripple effect around the world, causing thousands of passengers to change plans. This may have been an illegal strike. Here is some information from Stefanos Evripidou at CyprusMail    

Fortunately this is not common but expect 2012 to be a tumultuous year for Cyprus during this economy.

1pm at the control towers of

Other pages you may find information on:-
Who flies in and out of Larnaca? 
Larnaca airport strike Cyprus airways strike 
Whats your airline up to? Front page and industrial actions 2015    

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Heads up Greek air traffic control strike is planned for Wednesday 5 August 2015. Call your airline.

Old strikes from 2012
11 March Strikes for the 12 and 15 are cancelled.
7 March 2012 Strike is on for the day. Cyprus Mail has all the details. 
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Cyprus air traffic controllers strike, Larnaca and Paphos airports 
Always check ETR front page, you don't want to get caught with any industrial action out of Athens effecting flight connections.

Air traffic controllers’ union (PASEEK) They control both airports on Cyprus.

From Jo:- Only way to get off this island and it's by plane. Once you get to Cyprus, there’s no other way off!

Always' have a secure plan to/from the airports.

Who else is on strike today?
Newspapers, sources we use during industrial actions 

Cypriot air traffic controllers

National Airline
Cyprus Airways CY Service Centre on 8000 0008. Website not always kept up to date.

Departures and arrivals Hermes Larnaca and Paphos airports
Airlines flying in and out of Cyprus
Wednesday's busiest days of the week at Cypriot airports.

Newspapers, sources we use during industrial actions 
Likely to go on till 8 PM. In the end 18 arrivals and 18 departures, 22 from Larnaca and 18 from Paphos Airport. No foreign controllers on white horses.

(Easter week-end 5 April 2012)6 March Strikes are still on. Big news is president Efthymios Flourentzos  informed air traffic controllers that he will bring in foreign airport wrokers to cover any industrial actions.
Monday 5 March 2012 Cyprus air traffic contollers strike from:-
Wednesday (airports busiest day)7 March 2012 10 AM to 2 PM
Thursday 8 March 2012 12-3PM. Still on.
Monday 12 March 2012 10-2 UTC
Thursday 15 March 2012 10 to 2 UTC

Friday 2 March Paphos airport strike Noon - 4 today will now go on till 7 PM. Wait another change. Will strike again tomorrow night from 7 PM to Sunday 8 AM. Hopefully the investor from China made it in.

29 Feb. Update:-Cyprus air traffic controllers will now strike from
March 3 Saturday Noon to 3 PM 
and Thursday the 8 March same time .

Old:-Announced today 24 February Cyprus Air traffic controllers strike. 
2 March 2012 Larnaca and Paphos Airports will close between 10 AM - 2 PM Cancelled
7,12 and 15 March 2012 12-4 PM Not confirmed
Nicosia Aircraft center will cut flights by 50% on
3 and 8 March 2-5 PM?