Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest-growing airline globally, announced further expansion to its base in Cyprus, where it allocates two of its Airbus A321neo aircraft to increase capacity to four planes. The allocation of
Cyprus Airways announced it would start operating scheduled and year-round flights to Paris’ Charles De Gaulle from 16 December three times weekly and Rome’s Fiumicino airport twice a week on 20 December.
Emirates plans to increase the flight frequency of its Malta-Larnaca-Dubai route to a daily service starting 1 December. This will return the airline’s operations on this route “back to pre-pandemic levels, signalling
Russian Ambassador Stanislav Osadchiy has assured Nicosia there are no plans by Moscow to conduct direct flights to the Turkish-occupied north. He told Foreign Ministry Permanent Secretary Kornelios Korneliou that operating such
Romanian low-cost air carrier Blue Air suspended all flights from Wednesday until 12 September, spreading concern among analysts that Cyprus could feel the knock-on effect. Blue Air carries out some seven weekly
Commercial flights in the European Union decreased by 15% in July compared to July 2019, the summer before the pandemic played havoc with travel rules, according to Eurostat. In Cyprus, flights during
In July, Cyprus Airways carried over 59,000 passengers (+212%) and operated 429 flights (+207%) over the same period last year despite European airport staff shortages. Average seat load factors for the month
As Europe’s airports struggle with mass staff shortages as the travel sector faces a ‘summer of discontent’, Cyprus has escaped the crisis with fewer scheduled flights cancelled or delayed. A difficult environment
Cyprus’ TUS Airways has increased its flight frequency to Paris for August, going from two to three weekly flights out of Larnaca due to “strong passenger demand”. The company said it would
The percentage of flights affected in Cyprus by travel delays at European airports is milder, but Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios advised Cypriots to avoid travelling abroad during the holiday peak of July-August.