Cyprus’ largest airline adds second German city to network
Larnaca, Cyprus, May 3 – Cobalt Air, Cyprus’ expanding airline, inaugurated twice-weekly, direct services to Dusseldorf, capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia to Larnaca, today, May 3, its second German city after Frankfurt.
The first 09:05 hrs Airbus A320 departure from Larnaca touched down on time at 12:30 hrs local time this morning.
The new service, operated with an Airbus A320, with all-economy seating, operates on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Saturday departure is 07:05 hrs, arriving Dusseldorf at 10:30hrs.
Dusseldorf to Larnaca flights depart 13:20hrs, arriving 18:20hrs on Thursdays, while Saturday departures are at 11:20hrs, arriving Larnaca at 16:20hrs. Current lead in fares from £160 return.
Cyprus-originating passengers travelling for business and leisure will find plenty to see and do in Dusseldorf, Germany’s seventh biggest city, which is also a terrific gateway to a wider Germany. Over 350 trains, from S-Bahns (urban trains) to ICEs Intercity Express trains) stop at Düsseldorf Airport train station every day.
Andrew Madar, CEO, Cobalt Air stated:
“Düsseldorf is a very welcome addition to our expanding European network and complements our regular Frankfurt services. We are pleased to be linking Cyprus with such a popular region in Germany, which is an important business and financial hub too, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs. Whilst a relatively new player in the Cyprus market we have been enjoying strong demand for our services and hospitality and look forward to welcoming more travellers to and from Germany who will appreciate our competitive fares, onboard hospitality and comfortable cabins.”
Cobalt Air was recently welcomed (December 7th, 2017) as a member of The International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA is the trade association and collective voice for 280 of the world’s airlines from over 119 countries worldwide. Cobalt Air also has a full IOSA accreditation.
The company was recognised as the Best Start-up airline of the Year in the world 2017 by CAPA – The Centre for Aviation.
Cobalt Air currently serves 21 destinations and 12 countries from its home in Cyprus.
Cyprus: Larnaca, Paphos
Germany: Dusseldorf, Frankfurt
Greece: Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Chania and Mykonos
United Kingdom: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester
Switzerland: Zurich & Geneva
France: Paris CDG
Israel: Tel Aviv
UAE: Abu Dhabi