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Eurocypria Airlines to be shut down

Eurocypria Airlines (Larnaca) will now be shut down by the government. Previously the government wanted to merge the airline into Cyprus Airways.

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Copyright Photo: Rob Skinkis. Please click on the photo for additional details.

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Eurocypria Airlines and Cyprus Airways to be merged

Eurocypria Airlines’ (Larnaca) days are probably numbered. The Cyprus government is moving ahead with plans to merge its state-controlled Cyprus Airways (Larnaca) with state-owned charter airline Eurocypria. Both airlines have been losing money. A a new chairman is expected to be announced within the next few days. Cyprus has an Airbus fleet and Eurocypria has a Boeing fleet. The Eurocypria brand is likely to disappear.

Eurocypria was established on March 25, 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Cyprus Airways as the first Cyprus-based charter airline. Operations began on June 6, 1992 with two new Airbus A320s. Since then the airline has added Boeing 737-800s.

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Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer. Eurocypria’s Boeing 737-8BK 5B-DBZ (msn 33030) visits Nuremberg. The company specializes in having a different colored-tail for each aircraft.