Cyprus Airways inaugural flight from Pafos to Athens. Warm welcome at Athens and Pafos Airports


Cyprus Airways inaugural flight from Pafos to Athens. Warm welcome at Athens and Pafos Airports




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.

Cyprus Airways connects Pafos with Athens with 3 flights a week. In addition to the connection with Athens, Cyprus Airways will also connect Pafos with Tel Aviv in Summer 2020.

The company will also continue its flights from Larnaka to Athens, Thessaloniki, Tel Aviv, Beirut, and Heraklion for the winter season.

Natalia Popova, Chief Commercial Officer of Cyprus Airways stated that “We are very excited to launch flights from Pafos Airport, the second airport in Cyprus. We feel that it is our duty to respond to the local market’s needs and we continually monitor our route network towards this direction for improvements”.

Passengers can book their flights through, Cyprus Airways Call Center (National call free 8000 8111 or international on +357 24000053) or through their travel agent.                                                                                                                                            

Customers can visit the Company’s website on to view the full flight schedule of all Cyprus Airways destinations.

About Cyprus Airways

In July 2016, Charlie Airlines Ltd, a Cyprus registered company, won a tender competition for the right to use the trademark Cyprus Airways for a decade. The company launched flights in June 2017.

Cyprus Airways operates flights to Europe and Middle East. All Cyprus Airways flights operate on Airbus A319 aircraft with a capacity of 144 Economy Class seats.

In July 2018, Cyprus Airways has successfully passed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), one of the highest standards in the world for airline operational safety.  In October 2018, the company became a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA). 

The company’s long-term goal is to contribute in the increase of tourism in Cyprus, while at the same time to broaden the horizon for local travellers.

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