AEGEAN, on Tuesday announced the expansion of its activity in Cyprus with the addition of two new routes, Pafos – Athens and Larnaka – Beirut.
“AEGEAN enhances its continuing presence in Cyprus and its strategic commitment to further expand activity through investing in increased capacity during the winter season,” the company said in an announcement.
From December 12, 2019, and onwards 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, and along with the 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).
By adding these two new routes, AEGEAN 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.
“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,” the company said.
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.