From this week’s 153 route launches, our data elves have selected eight more breathtaking cakes for our Cake of the Week Summer Seasons Part 2 public online vote. These include those from airBaltic, S7 Airlines and Tiger Airways Australia.
airBaltic inaugurates flights from its Riga base to Larnaca in Cyprus.
Aegean Airlines adds two routes to Kiev Zhulyany, one each from Athens and Larnaca.
easyJet inaugurates nine new routes including four-weekly flights from Manchester to Moscow Domodedovo.
Ukraine International Airlines adds seven new routes from Kiev Borispol; adds flights to Tel Aviv from both Odessa and Donetsk
Ukraine International Airlines inaugurates seven European routes from Kiev Borispol Airport; launches flights from both Odessa and Donetsk to Tel Aviv.
Aegean Airlines moves London airports for its Larnaca service; adds two German routes from Heraklion
Aegean Airlines replaces Heathrow with London Gatwick for its Larnaca service; launches flights from Heraklion to both Dusseldorf and Frankfurt.
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.
Monarch Airlines launches flights from Leeds/Bradford to Tenerife Sur, Faro, Palma de Mallorca, Larnaca and Lanzarote; adds services from Birmingham to Gibraltar.
10 new points on the Wizz Air Ukraine network map may soon be added – which could be great news for the rest of the airline’s 16 existing bases.
Cyprus Airways starts seasonal services from Larnaca to Mykonos, Rhodes and Santorini.
SmartWings links Prague to Bilbao, and expands summer services from Ostrava.