CYPRUS AIRWAYS SIGNS INTERLINE AGREEMENT WITH QATAR AIRWAYS

30.11.2018

Larnaca, Cyprus – Cyprus Airways has announced a partnership with Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar.

The agreement, which came into effect this November, will enable Qatar Airways’ passengers to travel from Doha to any Cyprus Airways destination via Larnaca. Similarly, Cyprus Airways' passengers will be able to continue their journey from Larnaca to Doha and beyond, to more than 150 destinations, across six continents, with Qatar Airways flights.

“We are very excited about this agreement. Our partnership with Qatar Airways is a pillar of Cyprus Airways’ strategy to diversify our services with the aim of offering our passengers more travel opportunities and to establish Cyprus as a “hub”, stated Natalia Popova, Chief Commercial Officer of Cyprus Airways.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “As one of our key gateways to the Eastern Mediterranean islands, Larnaca is a significant part of the Qatar Airways network.

“We are delighted to partner with Cyprus Airways to provide a greater choice of travel opportunities to passengers travelling through Doha and Larnaca.”

Cyprus Airways, became recently a full member of IATA. The membership will enable the company to collaborate with other international member airlines for codeshare and interline agreements, and provide a seamless travel experience through an extended global network to travellers to and from Cyprus.

 

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.

Cyprus Airways operates flights to Europe, Russia and Middle East. All Cyprus Airways flights operate on modern Airbus A319 aircraft with a capacity of 144 Economy Class seats.

In July 2018, Cyprus Airways has successfully passed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), one of the highest standards in the world for airline operational safety.  In October 2018, the company became a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA). 

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 travellers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

About Qatar Airways

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Business Class’ by the 2018 World Airline Awards, managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Business Class Seat,’ ‘Best Airline in the Middle East,’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Airline Lounge.’

Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

 

For media enquiries please contact: Kiki Haida, +357 24 020 976,  kiki.haida@cyprusairways.com


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