Cyprus Airways Reviews


Cyprus Airways Reviews

Cyprus Airways Public Ltd, operating as Cyprus Airways (Greek: Κυπριακές Αερογραμμές Kypriakés Aerogrammés), is the national airline of Cyprus, a public limited company with its head offices located in the capital of the island, Nicosia. It operates scheduled services to 19 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. In summer months the airline also operates some charter flights mainly to the United Kingdom and Greece. It flies from its hub Larnaca.

Cyprus Airways has signed a code-share agreement with Virgin Atlantic Airways. The Cypriot market will be able to travel to Boston, New York, Newark, Los Angeles, Manchester, Edinburgh and Aberdeen on flights operated by Virgin using both Virgin and Cyprus Airways flight numbers, with connecting flights at London Heathrow Airport. Services from London Heathrow to Larnaca are operated by Cyprus Airways aircraft with flight numbers both of Cyprus Airways and Virgin Atlantic. yprus Airways having many codeshare agreements it also opens up many more destinations for the airline. This allows Cyprus Airways to fly to many destinations in Italy and Spain with Alitalia, French destinations on Air France connections via Paris, and to four destinations in the USA, New York, Newark, Boston and Los Angeles. The American routes are operated by (Virgin Atlantic) only. Cyprus Airways also acquired CY flight numbers on the 3 internal UK destinations that Virgin Atlantic fly to from London Heathrow as a result of the forced abandonment of slots by British Airways as a result of the latter’s takeover of BMI. These are Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Manchester. Cyprus Airways is owned by the government of Cyprus (94%) and private shareholders (6%) and has 837 employees (April 2013). Cyprus Airways has been awarded the ‘Commitment to Excellence in Europe’ award by the European Foundation of Quality Management (EFQM) in 2007. Cyprus Airways was also awarded the ‘IATA Best In-flight Programming for a European airline’ award.

SunMiles is the frequent flyer programme of Cyprus Airways. There are four tiers of membership: Student, Regular, Premier, and Elite. Points are organisely credited per each one-way flight on Cyprus airways.

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