TUS Airways, Cyprus’ largest airline, operated its first flight to Dubai from Larnaca on October 1, 2023.
The primary service, Tus Airways flight U8 684, was operated by an Airbus A320 plane.
The brand new service between Larnaca and Dubai additionally represents TUS Airways’ first scheduled service to the Center East.
The airline will function flights between Larnaca and DXB’s Terminal 1 twice per week, on Thursdays and Sundays. On common, one-way fares begin at Dhs530, together with taxes.
“We’re delighted to launch this new direct service to Dubai, a long-awaited addition to our in depth community. We’re assured that this new route will additional strengthen vacationer, industrial and commerce ties between the UAE and Cyprus, whereas providing our prospects glorious worth for cash touring between each nations. As a proud bearer of the Cypriot flag, we intention to offer a seamless journey expertise for each Cypriots and worldwide guests by providing sturdy regional connections all through the Japanese Mediterranean,” mentioned Ahmed Aly, CEO of TUS Airways.
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Majed Al Joker, Chief Operations Officer of Dubai Airports, added: “We’re happy to welcome TUS Airways, Cyprus’ largest airline, to the rising record of airways working flights to and from Dubai Worldwide. Because the busiest worldwide airport on the planet, we are going to proceed to increase our community and supply seamless connectivity.”
In August, DXB revised its passenger site visitors forecast for 2023 upwards once more from 83.6 million to 85 million. That quantity would subsequently be 1.6 % decrease than DXB’s annual site visitors in 2019.
It welcomed 41.6 million friends within the first half of 2023, up 49.1 % in comparison with the 27.9 million friends within the corresponding interval final yr.
DXB dealt with a complete of 201,800 flights within the first half of this yr, a rise of 30.2 % in comparison with the primary half of 2022.
(Picture: Supplied by TUS Airways)