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Cyprus Airways Planning to More Than Double its Capacity and Destinations for Summer 2023

Cyprus Airways recently announced 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 March 26.

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, chief commercial officer, Cyprus Airways, said, “After a very busy summer and a positive booking demand for this Winter, we are planning well ahead to meet the expected high demand for summer 2023. As air travel continues to fast recover and expected to reach pre-Covid levels next year, we are aiming to match this demand by offering more destinations, frequencies, and seats to our customers at the best value for money prices.” 

 Paul Sies, CEO, Cyprus Airways, added, “Our 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. This schedule 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. I am happy to note that together with local and international stakeholders and in close collaboration with the Deputy Minister for Tourism and Hermes, we will soon be announcing at least five new destinations that will be added to next summer’s network.”