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UK and Russia among Cyprus Airways winter destinations

Cyprus Airways to fly to Heathrow from September 10

Cypriot airline Cyprus Airways announced on Wednesday that it has commenced ticket sales for its winter destinations for this year.

The Larnaca-based airline will operate flights to Greece, the United Kingdom, Russia, Lebanon, and Israel this winter.

Flights to the UK will begin on February 1, with the airline travelling to Heathrow three times a week.

The flights, which will depart in the morning, will take place every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.

In terms of the flights to Greece, Cyprus Airways will resume its flights to Athens on December 15 with three flights per week. The flights will take place every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Moreover, there will be flights to Heraklion in Crete, which will take place every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the winter season.

Flights to Moscow, Russia will depart every Monday and Thursday, while flights to Beirut, Lebanon will commence on December 18. Regarding the latter, flights will take place three times a week.

Flights to Israel will begin on January 10, with the airline flying to Tel Avi twice a week.

Cyprus Airways was recently acquired by the SJC Group, a Maltese group of companies with operations across Africa and the Middle East, incorporating a number of different activities including helicopter commercial flight operations and maintenance from dedicated hangars within Malta International Airport.

The SJC Group maintains a fleet of private aircraft to provide emergency services in remote parts of the world.

The company is also a major provider of fire, safety and security services in Malta.

“We are delighted to resume our flights to Athens, Beirut and Tel Aviv,” Cyprus Airways CEO Simon Camilleri said.

“We continually monitor our route network, and we believe that our winter destinations will be a popular choice for local travellers, while at the same time contribute to increasing of tourists visiting Cyprus,” he added.

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