Cyprus Airways inaugurates services on the route from Paphos to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Cyprus economy and Cyprus Airways both in danger of collapse; Paphos boosted by Ryanair base opening last April
Despite the ever-declining fortunes of the national carrier, Cyprus’ two airports handled a record 7.4 million passengers in 2012. Ryanair’s 50th base, which opened last April in Paphos, helped that airport to grow by 26%, and break the two million mark. We reveal how Larnaca is fighting back this year with at least eight new services from five carriers.
Cyprus Airways now flies between Athens, Heraklion, Rhodes and Thessaloniki in Greece.
Cyprus Airways starts seasonal services from Larnaca to Mykonos, Rhodes and Santorini.
Cyprus Airways connects Thessaloniki and Athens.
Cyprus Airways traffic down 20% in 2011; government willing to sell major stake to foreign investors
Cyprus Airways saw traffic drop over 20% last year. But which three country markets account for 65% of its scheduled seat capacity this summer? On which routes does it face the most competition, and which new routes is it planning to start this summer? What changes has it made it to its fleet and which LCC may be adding to its woes?
Europe’s flag carriers had a fairly decent 2011 in terms of passenger growth. But which geographic markets performed best and worst? Which airlines grew fastest in terms of passengers and ASKs? And which carriers improved their load factors the most? Which four carriers managed to achieve greater than 80% load factors for the whole year?
Cyprus Airways now flies to London Stansted Airport from Larnaca, complementing its Heathrow flights.
51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?
Struggling Cyprus Airways partners with Olympic to fend off Aegean; cutting capacity and reshaping network
Cyprus Airways is now the only Cypriot carrier, but how has it reorganised its network? What competition does it face? And what is the consequence for the airline of political tension with Turkey?
Monarch doubles Cyprus network; Paphos joins Larnaca in summer schedule; passenger numbers down 8% in 2010
UK-based leisure airline Monarch has announced plans to offer scheduled flights to Paphos this summer. But which UK airlines already offer flights to Paphos from which UK airports? And who’s taken over as boss of the airline for 2011?