The route was inaugurated on July 03, and will be operated on a weekly basis every Wednesday. Additionally, during September and October, the route will operate every Saturday.
The launch of SWISS’ flights to Cyprus is expected to contribute to the efforts to strengthen the connectivity between Cyprus and Switzerland and it is estimated that the airline will transport approximately 4,000 passengers to and from Cyprus during the summer season.
The inaugural flight which landed at Larnaka Airport was received with a water arch salutation, customary for inaugural flights, whilst a welcoming event was organised for the arriving passengers of the flight.
In a statement, Maria Kouroupi , senior manager aviation development, Hermes Airports, welcomed the launch of SWISS flights to Cyprus, and noted that this development is the result of the targeted actions and efforts made by Hermes aiming to further increase the connectivity of the country. “On our part, I wish to reaffirm the ongoing commitment of Hermes to the joint effort of boosting and developing the tourism industry of Cyprus”, she concluded.