In September the Cypriot flag carrier operated a total of 491 scheduled flights (September 2022: 294 flights) however achieved a load factor of six percent less than last year. Compared to September 2019, a key benchmark prior to the pandemic, the airline registered a two percent growth in passenger volume on its scheduled services and operated 22 percent more flights.
Christos Limnatitis, chief commercial officer, Cyprus Airways, commented, "Following our record-breaking performance in August, we continued our positive trajectory in September, albeit at a slightly slower pace. Over the past two years, we have doubled our capacity, now operating with four aircraft that include our two new Airbus A220 aircraft. Our current focus is on optimising seat occupancy and enhancing our load factor."
"As we transition into the winter season, we are set to serve various destinations with an extensive flight schedule that include Athens, Beirut, Tel Aviv, Yerevan, Dubai, Zurich, Milan, Paris and the recently announced Nice. This winter, we are making available a total of 254.000 seats in the market, reaffirming our commitment to ensuring year-round business and leisure connectivity to the island. Our dedication to supporting Cyprus's community and tourism industry remains unwavering," added Paul Sies, CEO, Cyprus Airways.