Cyprus’ Rival Air Traffic Controls ‘Increase Risks’, Says EU Report

Flying over parts of Cyprus is made more dangerous by the fact that rival air traffic control centers on the ethnically split island are giving instructions to planes, creating “confusion and misunderstanding” among pilots, a report by Europe’s air safety agency says.

The internal 2015 report compiled by the European Aviation Safety Agency, and seen by The Associated Press says a statistical analysis shows that overall, the risks are acceptable as the probability of a “catastrophic” accident occurring is very small.

For example, the report states...


Cyprus’ Rival Air Traffic Controls ‘Increase Risks’, Says EU Report


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