23rd December 2019 Larnaka, Cyprus – Cyprus Airways' inaugural flight from Pafos to Athens took place on Saturday 21 December 2019. Athens Airport welcomed Cyprus Airways aircraft with the ceremonial water salute. Branded sweets were offered at the gate to all passengers traveling on the inaugural flight to Pafos. Similarly, Pafos Airport welcomed the first Cyprus Airways direct flight from Athens with a traditional water arch salutation.