Ryanair, an Ireland-based low cost airline, has announced the launch of a new route from London Stansted Airport in England, to Paphos International Airport, Cyprus.
The new route commenced from May 3, 2012, with fares commencing at GBP102.41 one way.
As part of the launch of the new route, Cyprus Tourist Office is offering passengers on the flight a taste of celebrated Cypriot wine.
Michelle Lowe, a spokesperson for Ryanair, said, ‘Ryanair is delighted to celebrate the start of its new route to Paphos in Cyprus from London Stansted. This new route will allow London Stansted passengers to beat the recession by choosing Ryanair’s guaranteed lowest fares and no fuel surcharges. This summer Ryanair will offer passengers a choice over 110 top destinations from London Stansted to popular holiday spots including Alicante, Carcassonne, Faro and Palma Mallorca.’
Earlier, the airport announced that it will maintain a base at Paphos, at an investment of GBP86.6 million at Paphos Airport, with two aircraft, which will be flying in 14 routes and around 80 weekly flights.
Mark Souter, the head of airline relations at London Stansted Airport, said, ‘Cyprus is an extremely popular destination and this new Ryanair service is great news for passengers wanting convenient flight connections to Paphos and surrounding region, as well as providing great access to London and the East of England for visitors from Cyprus.
We’re delighted to welcome this new scheduled connection to Cyprus onto our route network today and wish Ryanair every success with the service.’