Cobalt Air has cancelled all flights after the low-budget carrier, which has operated flights in and out of Cyprus since 2016, suspended its operations indefinitely from Wednesday night.
Official announcement by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works regarding Cobalt pic.twitter.com/qjU30aNO2q
— Cyprus Airports (@CyprusAeropolis) October 17, 2018
The Cypriot transport minister, Vasiliki Anastasiadou, pledged state support for all those stranded in Cyprus or overseas and said telephone numbers would be announced soon to help passengers.
We have a visitor from Greece who has just found out the airline she was due to fly home with has gone bust!.. #cobaltair
— Seth (@sethpiper) October 17, 2018
what about cobalt air customers that have booked flights in advance? How do we get our money back??
— 🤎 (@EnnyKolaa) October 18, 2018
Really sad to hear about @CobaltAero this morning. Always so welcoming, friendly & professional and my first choice carrier when flying to & from my familys in Cyprus 😢#cobaltair #aviation pic.twitter.com/JDp5Yi1g6m
— Sazza❤ (@blondesazzyD) October 18, 2018
CO327 from Heathrow to Larnaca was the last commercial flight from Cobalt Air. The aircraft, 5B-DCR, the Airbus A320-232 is the unfortunate one to fly the last element of operations for the airline. #AvGeek pic.twitter.com/a39wxTulf9
— James Field (@AvGeekJames) October 17, 2018
Literally not even a year ago Airliner world did an article on Cobalt 😂
So if you want to know which airlines going down the spout within 18 months then please do purchase the magazine on your next visit to whsmith pic.twitter.com/Tdm8w1oFEs
— @Jonathan W ✈ (@flyhellas) October 17, 2018