Local News

avgoustinosThe family of general aviation in Cyprus and AOPA Cyprus mourn the unexpected death of captain and pilot trainer, Avgoustinos Avgousti and Lebanese national co-pilot George Obeki, also holder of a pilot license, following the crash of a twin engine Diamond DA-42. The accident occurred on Wednesday, in the evening of October 22, forty-five nautical miles south-east of Larnaka. Avgoustinos Avgousti, aged 54, father of three children, was an experienced captain, a well-known trainer in Cypriot aviation schools, and a member of our Association. AOPA Cyprus expresses its deep condolences to the families of the deceased and hopes that the Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee will soon be able to establish the causes of the crash.

20/11/2013 AOPA Cyprus and DCA work together on creating a direct route from LCLK to AKAMAS Training area.  

30/10/2013 Ioannis Papaiacovou president of AOPA Cyprus completed the presentation about E-visitor Pass, e-General Declation and Safety Issues at Laiki Sporting club. Thirty five members and non-members  were present.

20-10-2012 Lebaneese pilots can now Fly into both LCLA and LCPH.  The succesful meeting between AOPA Cyprus, AOPA Europe and DCA had great results.

30-06-2012 New hope for AOPA lebanon pilots

23-06-2012 The next IAOPA regional meeting, on October 27th 2012 at Lordos Beach Hotel in Larnaca.  More news are coming up soon.

20-06-2012  The AOPA neeting with DCA and Hermes was succesfull.  DCA decided to let all Lebanese GA aircrafts to fly to Cyprus airports with a 72 hours notice.  Lebanese GA were unable to fly to Cyprus since 9-11.

Also the Hermes director is working on giving better fees for handling and landing for AOPA members abroad. 

16-06-2011  Mr. MartinRobinson President of the IAOPA Europe and AOPA Cyprus representatives will meet with the Director of DCA and the Director of Hermes Airports on June 20th 2012 to discuss issues on Parking and handling on LCLK and LCPH for General Aviation light weight aircrafts from worldwide.

The agenda for the meeting:

Cypriot plans for introducing EASA FCL.
Maintenance Part M update.

The implementing of the Handling Directive reference article 7 of the directive which allows self handling.

Landing and handling Fees for IGA in Cyprus compared with other parts of the region.
Discussion on how IAOPA can help with improving GA visitors to Cyprus.