Cyprus Airways launches new Prague-Larnaca route
Cyprus Airways inaugural flight from Larnaca to Prague took place today. The flight departed from Larnaca after 11:00 in the morning and landed in Prague at 13:40. Prague Airport welcomed Cyprus Airways aircraft with the ceremonial water cannon salute and welcomed the official guests and passengers at the Gate, with the airport’s traditional ribbon cutting.
Cyprus Airways will connect Larnaca with Prague, initially every Friday and from 2nd of July every Monday and Friday.
About Cyprus Airways
In July 2016, Charlie Airlines Ltd, a Cyprus registered company, won a tender competition for the right to use the trademark Cyprus Airways for a decade. The company launched flights in June 2017 to 4 destinations.
Cyprus Airways is based at the Larnaca International Airport. All Cyprus Airways flights operate on modern Airbus A319 aircraft with a capacity of 144 Economy Class seats.
The company’s long-term goal is to contribute in the increase of tourism in Cyprus, while at the same time broadening the horizon for local travelers.
Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.3 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of 2.6 million. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters.
Prague has been a political, cultural and economic center of central Europe complete with a rich history. Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was the capital of the kingdom of Bohemia and the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors, most notably of Charles IV (r. 1346–1378). It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire. The city played major roles in the Bohemian and Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years’ War and in 20th-century history as the capital of Czechoslovakia, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era.