articles | 24 November 2016

Cobalt seals new flights to Russia and the Middle East

Cypriot airliner Cobalt is set to spread its wings to Russia and the Middle East after recently obtaining additional flight permits.

The new permits mean that Cobalt will now begin scheduling flights to five more destinations in Russia, Israel, Jordan and Iran. A permit was also secured to conduct flights to nearby Egypt.

Cobalt considers the green light from the Ministry of Communications’ Civil Aviation Department to be of particularly significance especially given the demand for tickets from countries like Russia and Israel.

The Cypriot airliner is also in talks with the ministry to obtain a flight permit to begin flights to and from Lebanon while ithas also announced flights to Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris as of this Sunday (November 27) and Birmingham Airport in the UK as of December 10.

Cobalt is the second Cypriot airline (after Tus Airways) to be established since the dissolution of Cyprus Airways in 2015. Its current fleet consists of three Airbus aircraft – an A319-100, A320-200 and A321-200

The airline currently serves the following destinations:

Cyprus
Larnaca – Larnaca International Airport Base

Ireland
Dublin – Dublin Airport Seasonal

Greece
Athens – Athens International Airport
Chania – Chania International Airport
Heraklion – Heraklion International Airport
Thessaloniki – Thessaloniki Airport

United Kingdom
London – London Stansted Airport
Manchester – Manchester Airport

Source: InCyprus

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