According to Eurostat, in 2017 1,043 billion passengers travelled by air in the European Union (EU), up by seven percent compared with 2016 and by 39 percent compared with 2009.
Cyprus Airways announced the launch of ticket sales for summer 2019 from Larnaca to destinations in Europe and the Middle East.
On the back of unprecedented passenger traffic during the summer months, Air Malta’s strategy sees a new focus for the winter, with 27 scheduled destinations, an increase of nine destinations over 2017. The result is a 40 percent capacity increase covering a selection of 300 weekly departures.
Cyprus Airways announced extra flights during the Christmas season to Heraklion and Beirut. Specifically, for the period December 21 to January 07, 2019, the company will operate flights to Heraklion, Crete every Monday and Friday.
Cyprus Airways also announced three additional flights to Beirut, on December 27, 29 December and January 01,2019.
“The Christmas Countdown started with less than two months left and we wanted to offer our customers the option to travel to beautiful Crete for their holidays as well as to satisfy the increased demand during this time of the year for flights to Beirut, a very popular destination for ski fans, ideal for family holidays,” stated Natalia Popova, chief commercial officer, Cyprus Airways.
Cyprus Airways is proud to announce that it has become a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that represents more than 280 airlines around the world.
Following their joint participant at route development professionals’ forum, Routes Europe 2018, Cyprus airport operators Hermes Airports and Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) reported positive expectations regarding the island’s air connectivity.