A flight of Cyprus Airways, which was bound to leave for Larnaca from Paris, was delayed. Delay in flight caused due to some technical fault detected just before departure.
Flight delay announcements were made by airport staff, citing technical glitches as stated by airport authorities.No Further information was provided except for technical problems by the authorities concerned.
Cyprus Airways officials mentioned that they had secured all the passengers way to return to their destination in Cyprus in collaboration with the other partner airlines.
An official stated that they are always ready to provide a great experience to their passenger, but sometimes, due to technical and some other unavoidable reasons situation becomes out of their control.
The passengers and crew members of Cyprus Airways stayed in a hotel overnight, as per the statement.From the hotel, they were brought to the airport on next morning.
The statement also covered that ‘safety remains Cyprus Airways topmost Priority and the Airline will leave no stone unturned to ensure the safe operations.’
In spite of the assurance given by Cyprus Airlines authorities , some passengers took the issue to social media. Through social media posts, passengers vent their anger against the airline’s management.
A passenger, while stating his bad experience, posted on social media post that “Cyprus Airlines has left an entire plane load of people stranded in Paris since 11 am”
He further wrote in his post that “claiming technical fault, they sent everyone to the hotel last night, and they were allowed to return to the airport only at 4 am this morning.”
Some also feared that the technical glitch had not been fixed till now and this situation is similar to what happened in Rome a month ago.
Passengers also made a reference to a similar kind of situation which took place at the end of the month of August. At that time, a Cyprus Airlines remained stranded for almost three days in Rome due to a technical fault in the plane. Before the passengers were returned to Cyprus.
Stranded passengers also describe the situation as “especially difficult for families with children, as they had to stay out of their home and out of their home country, Cyprus.”