All three airports welcomed Cyprus Airways Airbus A319 aircraft with the ceremonial water cannon salute and welcomed official guests and passengers at the gate with traditional ribbon cutting.
Passengers flying from these airports were also surprised with an aperitif and a small gift provided by the Cypriot carrier.
“We are excited to introduce Verona, Zürich and Prague to our network,” enthused Natalia Popova, Chief Commercial Officer at Cyprus Airways.
“We are confident that these new routes will be a popular choice for Cypriot travellers, while at the same time they will contribute to the increase of tourists from Italy, Switzerland and Czech Republic visiting Cyprus.”
Flights from Larnaca to Verona operate every Wednesday and Sunday, to Zürich every Tuesday and Saturday and to Prague every Monday and Friday.
Today we welcomed the Cyprus Airways crew on arrival at #ZRH with a cake to celebrate the recently opened connection between Zurich and Larnaca.
What a beautiful plane, we like! #surprise #welcomegift #ZRHtoLarnaca #speciallivery pic.twitter.com/e1koRdIU1B
— Zurich Airport (@zrh_airport) May 29, 2018
Prague Airport announced that they expect the new route to be used by almost 9,000 passengers both ways each season.
Cyprus Airways has launched new route between Prague and Larnaca today. New connection will be operated during summer seasson from 1 June till 28 October. The next frequency will be added from 2 July. #flyfromPRG pic.twitter.com/z9K2UyFDi9
— Prague Airport (@PragueAirport) June 1, 2018
source: Cyprus Traveller