The 11-year-old Turkish carrier touched down at Ercan Airport for the first time on Friday, one of a raft of new and returning airlines to the airport.
In recent weeks, onur Air has revived flights to and from Ercan Airport, while an Friday, Turkish –British charter company Tailwind Airlines arrived for the first time, with a flight from Berlin’s Tegel airport.
The Greek Cypriot Communication and works Ministry is understood to be issuing legal papers against Sky, with the hint that other court cases could also be lodged.
A report in Greek-language daily Alithia Makis Constantinidis, general director of the ministry , as saying legal action was being taken.
Talking about other Turkish Airlines using Ercan he said: “They think that by having short stopovers at Istanbul and Antalya airports they are depriving us of our right to take legal action against them.”
Sky Airline is running services to and from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airports three times a week and next month will begin flights to and from Antalya airports, also three times a week.
There are now nine airlines using Ercan Airport , including charter firm Corendom Airline, Turkish Airlines, its low-cost subsidiary, Anadolu Jet , Pegasus airline, AtlasJet and Onur Air who resumed flights earlier this month.
Meanwhile , a tender to instrument landing systems (ILS) at Ercan Airport has been launched in Turkey.
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