AEGEAN Airlines has announced the expansion of its Cyprus flights with the addition of two new routes from Pafos – Athens, and Larnaka – Beirut.
The company said in an announcement that it will enhance its presence in Cyprus and its strategic commitment for expansion and increased capacity for the winter season.
Staring December 12, 2019, AEGEAN will connect Athens with Pafos with two weekly scheduled flights throughout the year, with the possibility of adding a third flight during peak season, thereby increasing accessibility, through new connections to key markets of the international network
The new popular destination adds to the already existing connectivity from Cyprus. In addition, a new direct route from Larnaca to Beirut, which began running twice a week from October 7, 2019, AEGEAN will operate a total of 5 destinations from Cyprus (Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Tel Aviv and Beirut).
The airline said it has plans to increase capacity in the international network by 2020, offering 1.12 million seats overall from Cyprus, up 6 percent year-over-year, providing even more options and improved passenger connections. The statement went on to say:
“AEGEAN will continue to respond to the needs of Cypriot passengers and support the dynamic and prospect of the island in expanding the tourist season and increasing passenger traffic.”
AEGEAN and its subsidiary Olympic Air, carried 14 million passengers in 2018. Its 2019 network covers 151 destinations (31 domestic and 120 international) to 44 countries.