APG Hellas Takes Over as General Sales Agent for Cyprus Airways in Greece
Cyprus Airways, the national flag carrier of Cyprus, has appointed APG Hellas SA as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece.
A member of the APG global network that has over 100 local offices worldwide, APG Hellas specializes in representing airlines in the Greek market.
“Their extensive success in the industry and long-time experience and expertise will help us better service this market with the necessary local talent that guarantees global class know-how,” said Cyprus Airways CEO Paul Sies.
Since January 2023 APG Hellas has undertaken all sales development activities, wide ranging marketing support, as well as reservation and ticketing services of Cyprus Airways in Greece.
“We are confident that APG will upgrade the service for Cyprus Airways customers all over Greece with high professionalism,” he said.
According to APG Hellas SA CEO Konstantinos Tsovilis, with tourism in Cyprus continuing to bounce back post-pandemic, there are great opportunities to develop Cyprus Airways’ long-term commercial support and partnership with the Greek market.
“Cyprus is one of the most popular destinations for Greeks, we will continue to develop Cyprus Airways presence in the Greek market and to increase the number of passengers visiting Cyprus every year,” he said.
Cyprus Airways is strategically positioned to connect Europe with Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
The airline’s international network currently includes Athens, Tel Aviv, Beirut, Rome, Paris, Yerevan, and several popular destinations in Greece during the summer season.
As part of its international expansion, Cyprus Airways launched a new route from Larnaca to Paris on December 21, 2022, with two flights per week. The route is operated with an Airbus A320 aircraft offering 180 seats.
For the summer of 2023, Cyprus Airways plans to add five new destinations to its network, Milan, Zurich, Prague, Basel and Cairo.
More specifically, the airline this summer will be resuming twice weekly flights to Prague, Zurich and Cairo and will, for the first time, operate a twice weekly service to Basel.
Milan Bergamo will also be serviced twice a week with a possibility to increase the operation to a three times a week service.
Paris and Rome will remain in operation through summer alongside Santorini (twice per week), Skiathos (twice per week) and Preveza (twice per week).
Crete and Rhodes will be serviced with three-time weekly flights, whilst Thessaloniki will be serviced daily.
Beirut will reclaim its daily service while operations to Tel-Aviv will increase to up to 10 flights per week.
Services to Yerevan, Armenia are set to increase to up to four weekly flights whilst Athens will be serviced with up to three daily flights.