INDIA & MIDDLE EAST: Etihad adds Larnaca to Euro network

Etihad Airways will add Larnaca in Cyprus to its European network from June joining the previously announced expansion in services to Istanbul andAthens, which will also start in June. James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ chief executive, said: “The launch of flights to Larnaca illustrates Etihad’s ambitions to strengthen our European network and we anticipate strong demand […]


Etihad Airways will add Larnaca in Cyprus to its European network from June joining the previously announced expansion in services to Istanbul andAthens, which will also start in June.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ chief executive, said: “The launch of flights to Larnaca illustrates Etihad’s ambitions to strengthen our European network and we anticipate strong demand for flights which will help open up new commercial and cultural ties between the UAE and Cyprus.”

“The new route also offers excellent connecting opportunities in Abu Dhabi, helping to link Larnaca with Cypriot communities worldwide and our new service this month to Melbourne will benefit greatly with the start-up in June of flights from Cyprus.”

The three times weekly flight will be operated using an A320. The addition of Larnaca will bring to 13 the number of European destinations served by Etihad including: Athens, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Milan, Minsk, Munich, Paris.