Hungarian airline Wizz Air has just announced at a press conference at Larnaca Airport that it has made Cyprus its 28th permanent base. The conference was attended by Minister of Transport Yannis Karusos and Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios.
The Minister of Transport said that this was an important event for the country’s current attempt to strengthen the tourism sector, while Perdios noted that as a result of this project, 300,000 more tourists could come to Cyprus during the year, as the airline operates flights in the winter months also.
Wizz Air will begin regular flights from Cyprus on July 1 to the following 11 destinations in 7 countries with 37 flights per week (will be introduced gradually): Athens, Thessaloniki, Copenhagen, Billund, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Salzburg, Suceava, Wroclaw, Dortmund Memmingen, Turku.
Hermes Airports tweeted: “Today we are announcing the 28th base of Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, at Larnaca Airport with two A320 aircraft connecting Cyprus with 11 air routes!”