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Cobalt Aero grounds its fleet, shuts down

Cobalt Air (cobalt-aero) Airbus A320-232 5B-DDC (msn 3259) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 939040.

Cobalt Aero last night grounded its fleet after its main investors suspended continued funding. The airline issued this statement:

Cobalt regrets to announce that it will be cancelling all flights as of 23:50 pm on October 17, 2018 due to indefinite suspension of Cobalt’s operations.

As a result, future flights or services provided by Cobalt will be cancelled and will no longer operate.

Passengers who have un-flown tickets are instructed not to go to Larnaca Airport or any departure airport tomorrow, October 18, 2018 as no Cobalt flights will operate and no Cobalt staff will be present.

For refunds, please contact your credit card provider or Travel Agent.

We sincerely apologise once again and would like to thank our very loyal customers for their support over the last two years of Cobalt operations.

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Video: One of the last departures from London with 5B-DCR (SPA Video):

 

 

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Cobalt to start a new route to London Gatwick from Athens

Cobalt Air (cobalt-aero) Airbus A319-132 5B-DCV (msn 2032) BRU (Karl Cornil). Image: 938681.

Cobalt Air (Cobalt Aero) has announced it will add the Athens – London Gatwick route starting on March 31. The new route will be operated two days a week.

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Cobalt Aero to add Dusseldorf to its network

Cobalt Air (cobalt-aero) Airbus A320-232 5B-DDC (msn 3259) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 939218.

Cobalt Aero (Cobalt Air) (Larnaca) has announced it will add the Larnaca – Dusseldorf route on May 3, 2018. The new route will be operated twice-weekly.

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Cobalt Air to launch a London Heathrow link

Cobalt Air (cobalt-aero) Airbus A320-232 5B-DDC (msn 3259) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 939218.

Cobalt Air (Cobalt Aero), Cyprus’s largest airline is proud to announce a new daily service beginning March 27, 2018, linking London Heathrow directly with Larnaca, Cyprus. Cobalt Air is the only carrier offering connections to Cyprus from London’s three main airports: Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

The Heathrow route will feature Cobalt Air’s new business class product, featuring large bespoke business seats in a two-by-two configuration with a 40” pitch. This will bring a new level of business comfort to the route.

The schedule is timed to appeal to both business and leisure passengers.

Flights will depart London Heathrow T3 at 5.20 pm and arrive into Larnaca at 11.50pm. On the way home, flights leave Larnaca at lunchtime, 12.45 pm and arrive back in London Heathrow T3 at 3.45pm. All timings are local. Cobalt Air will use an Airbus A320 aircraft with 12 seats in business class and 144 seats in economy class to operate the new route.

OPERATING SCHEDULE FROM LARNACA TO LONDON HEATHROW S18

From To From To

CO 327 – Daily

CO 326 – Daily

London Heathrow (LHR) 17:20 Larnaca (LCA) 23:50 Larnaca (LCA) 12:45

 

London Heathrow (LHR) 15:45

 

All timings are local.

The growing airline is also adding Abu Dhabi (February 25), Copenhagen (March 27), Geneva (May 13), Moscow (Sheremetyevo) (March 25) and Mykonos (June 7).

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Cobalt Aero arrives in Frankfurt

Cobalt Air (cobalt-aero) Airbus A319-132 5B-DCV (msn 2032) ZRH (Tony Storck). Image: 939163.

Cobalt Aero added the Larnaca – Frankfurt route on November 1, 2017.

Copyright Photo: Cobalt Air (cobalt-aero) Airbus A319-132 5B-DCV (msn 2032) ZRH (Tony Storck). Image: 939163.

Cobalt is coming to Paris CDG and Birmingham

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Cobalt Aero is adding two new routes for the winter season. The Cypriot carrier will add the Larnaca – Paris (CDG) route on December 4, 2016 and Larnaca – Birmingham on December 10, 2016.

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CobaltAir is a new airline start-up in Cyprus

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CobaltAir (Larnaca) is a new airline start-up in Cyprus hoping to start operations later this year. There is a void in Cyprus for a national flag carrier with the recent demise of Cyprus Airways (Damascus). The prospective airline plans to operate Airbus aircraft 10 destinations according to a report by the Cyprus Mail.

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