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    Cypriot policemen stand guard in the vicinity of Larnaca airport where an EgyptAir Airbus A-320 (R) sits on the tarmac after being hijacked and diverted to Cyprus on March 29, 2016

    Larnaca Airport Remains Closed Until Permission Granted to Resume Flights

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    The spokesman of the airport in Larnaca, Cyprus, said that he does not know when flights would resume at the airport.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The airport in Larnaca, Cyprus, has not yet received permission to resume flights though the EgyptAir hijacking incident has ended, the airport’s press service said Tuesday.

    “We don’t have permission yet. We hope to receive it soon,” a press service spokesman told RIA Novosti.

    The spokesman was unable to say when exactly flights would resume at the airport.

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