Wizz Air on Monday announced an expansion to its Cyprus base with two new Airbus A321neo aircraft.
Allocating two more aircraft to Wizz Air’s Larnaca base brings the base to four. The move brings the number of routes from the base to 32, including the start of his three new flight routes from Larnaca.
The allocation of these aircraft will allow the launch of three new routes as well as an increase in frequency on six routes from Larnaca International Airport, according to the company’s press release.
Passengers can now fly to Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. In addition, Wizz Air is increasing the number of flights from its base to Athens, London Luton, Prague, Tel Aviv, Thessaloniki and Yerevan. The flights to Larnaca, Cyprus are available on this updated page.
“We are delighted to expand our operations in Cyprus. This demonstrates our commitment to increasing our market presence by doubling the number of aircraft operating from the country. The allocation of these two additional aircraft further expands the market offer by offering Cypriot customers the opportunity to travel on a total of 32 routes to 18 countries, providing the opportunity to increase tourism to the Island of Love. Cyprus with so many destinations,” said Robert Carey, president of Wizz Air.
“Adding two more aircraft by Wizz Air to its based fleet at Larnaka Airport is a positive development. It signals the airline’s commitment to Cyprus as an important tourism destination for its European network. We will continue working with Wizz Air to enhance their presence in Cyprus further,” said Eleni Kalogirou, CEO of Hermes Airports.
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According to the press release of Wizzair, the Larnaca – Riyadh route will start on April 17, 2023 on Mondays until June 19 and then on Mondays and Fridays. The Larnaca – Dammam route will start on July 4, 2023 on Saturdays until September 19 and then Tuesdays and Saturdays. The flights Larnaca – Jeddah will start on July 8, 2023, every Saturday until 16 September and then every Tuesday and Saturday thereafter.