New Route of the Day (5 February 2024): Cyprus Airways between Larnaca and Brussels BRU
Cyprus Airways inaugurated flights between Larnaca and Brussels BRU on Monday 5 February. The 2,940-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Thursdays, with the 138-seat A220-300 aircraft. Flights will increase to 3-weekly from 30 March. The carrier faces no competition on the route.
What they said
Christos Limnatitis, Chief Commercial Officer at Cyprus Airways, said: “We are excited about the opportunities this new route offers, in business, politics, culture and tourism. I want to express my gratitude to the dedicated team of our company who made this route a reality, the team of Brussels Airport who enthusiastically supported us in all we needed and above all our distinguished passengers, for their preference and support to our company.”
Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport, added: “We are delighted to welcome Cyprus Airways to Brussels Airport. The state-of-the-art Airbus A220 aircraft will connect Brussels with Larnaca for governmental and business travel, as well as sun seekers to the beautiful island of Cyprus.”
Cyprus Airways plans biggest ever summer network
Cyprus Airways has announced its most ambitious flight schedule to date for the 2024 summer season. It will serve nineteen destinations, launching a total of three new routes. In addition to Brussels BRU, they include Barcelona and Geneva.
Cyprus Airways is scheduled to operate 58-weekly flights during S24, offering over 342,000 seats on routes such as Athens, Paris, Dubai, Tel Aviv, and Beirut.
Based in Larnaca, Cyprus Airways has a fleet of four aircraft, including two A220-300s and two A320s. During the first half of the year, the carrier will double its A220 fleet with the addition of another two units, enabling its summer growth. The carrier introduced the latest Airbus aircraft type to its fleet only last year. The company has expressed its intentions to incorporate up to ten A220s into its fleet over the next five years and serve up to 30 destinations by 2026.
Cyprus Airways currently operates 21-weekly flights departing Larnaca during the slowest part of the year. Apart from the 2-weekly service to Brussels, they include 6-weekly rotations to Athens, 5-weekly to Beirut, 2-weekly each to Paris CDG and Dubai, as well as a weekly service to Milan MXP and Zurich.