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The new Cyprus Airways arrives in Athens

Airline Color Scheme - Introduced 2017

Cyprus Airways (2nd) touched down at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport on March 29. Cyprus Airways first flight to Athens departed from Larnaca at 3:00 in the afternoon and landed in Athens at 4:45 pm.

Athens International Airport welcomed Cyprus Airways aircraft with the ceremonial water cannon salute, followed by the “ribbon cutting” ceremony for the official guests and passengers, at the A5 Gate, symbolizing the air link between the two countries.

Cyprus Airways will connect Larnaca with Athens, initially with 2 flights a week and 4 flights a week from June 1, 2018.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Cyprus Airways): Cyprus Airways (2nd) Airbus A319-114 5B-DCW (msn 1129) RHO (Jacques Guillem Collection). Image: 941208.

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A new Cyprus Airways receives its AOC

Cyprus Airways (2nd) (Larnaca) is a new version of the original flag carrier. The new Cyprus Airways has secured its Air Operators Certificate (AOC). The company made this short statement on March 14, 2017:

We are delighted to inform you that Cyprus Airways received the Air Operator Certificate! We are very excited to begin flying soon!

The new carrier acquired its first aircraft, the pictured Airbus A319-114 5B-DCW (msn 1129, ex S7 Airlines VP-BTO), in December 2016 and operated a proving flight on March 4, 2017.

The original Cyprus Airways ended all operations on January 9, 2015.

All images by Cyprus Airways.