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CYPRUS/RECORD for airport passenger traffic, surpassed the record of 19

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ΚΥΠΡΟΣ/ΡΕΚΟ Ρ για την επιβατικor κiνηση των α&epsilon ;ροδρομΙων, ξεπΕρασε το ιστορικ o του 19

Airport passenger traffic exceeded pre-pandemic record, Alexis Vafeadis reported Airport passenger traffic on Friday exceeded the total traffic of the entire pre-pandemic year of 2019, Transport, Communications and Works Minister Alexis Vafeadis said, adding that the 2019 was the record year for passenger traffic, while, compared to 2019, this year is expected to show an increase of around 3%.

As stated in a statement from the Ministry, according to Mr. Vafeadis, the said increase in passenger traffic, with a positive impact on the economy and tourism of Cyprus, is the result of the joint methodical efforts of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, the company Hermes Airports Ltd and the Deputy Ministry of Tourism for the development of airport connectivity, while a decisive role in this result was played by the increase in the frequency of routes, the enrichment of the network of Cypriot airports with the activation of new airlines and routes, adding that during this year 157 itineraries were offered by 56 airlines, providing connectivity to 39 countries.

The Minister “wishes to once again thank his above partners, as well as all the agencies involved who contributed to this effort, while assures that it will continue its efforts to further strengthen the connectivity of Cyprus and to improve the level of service for passengers through Larnaca and Paphos airports”, the announcement concludes.

Source: 24h.com.cy

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