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Cyprus Airways: More capacity and destinations for the summer

More than double capacity to key destinations for the summer of 2023

Source: CNA

Cyprus Airways announced on Tuesday its ambitious plans for Summer 2023 during which it said that it will operate to 11 confirmed destinations with a schedule of at least 43 weekly flights, new destinations, and flights to be announced soon. The Summer 2023 schedule will start on Sunday, 26th of March.

According to a press release, the airline confirmed that seats on the airline’s key destinations of Athens, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Cairo and Yerevan are already on sale with flights to Heraklion, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Skiathos, Santorini and Preveza expected to go on sale as soon as airport slots are confirmed.

From its home base at Larnaca Airport, Cyprus Airways said that it will continue to serve Athens with a double daily return flight, whilst flights to Tel-Aviv will depart daily. The city of Beirut will be served with five weekly services whilst flights to Cairo and Yerevan will operate twice a week. The airline added that it is also planning a twice-weekly flight to Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Skiathos, Santorini and Preveza and a three times weekly service to Heraklion.

Commenting on this schedule, Madonna Hoyek, Cyprus Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said, that after a very busy Summer and a positive booking demand for this Winter, the company is planning well ahead to meet the expected high demand for Summer 2023.

Cyprus Airways CEO, Paul Sies added, the summer 2023 flight schedule offers a good mix of established and new routes. "We are keeping our commitment to proven routes like Athens, Tel-Aviv, the Greek Islands and Beirut whilst exploring new markets like Cairo, Yerevan, and others that will be announced soon," he said.

This schedule, he added, "continues to show our strong commitment to the Island’s connectivity and to the local economy and tourism industry by offering a total of over 430,000 seats over the summer period."

Cyprus Airways resumed operations in 2016. The airline operates an Airbus A319 and two Airbus A320 aircraft fleets which are currently operating on a seven-scheduled destination network to Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Yerevan and Rhodes.

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