More than 300 flights will leave or enter Cyprus on August 19, making it the busiest day of the year for the island’s two international airports.
Larnaca and Paphos Airports are experiencing the peak of their passenger traffic as August is the month with most flights and the largest passenger traffic during the year, according to airports operator Hermes.
It said that Sunday 19th August will be the day with the largest passenger traffic as it is expected that a total of 329 flights will be carried out to and from Larnaca and Paphos airports. This corresponds to approximately 61 thousand air seats.
Most flights in August originate from Athens and the Greek islands, Moscow, St. Petersburg, London, Manchester and Tel Aviv.
Maria Kouroupi, senior director of aerospace, marketing and communication at Hermes Airports told CNA they are satisfied with passenger traffic in 2018. She said that a significant increase has been recorded over the past two years, which, in conjunction with the results of 2018, will give an overall increase of more than 40%.