Cypriot carrier Cobalt announced that it will begin a new route to Sheremetyevo, Moscow from Paphos Airport on October 29.
According to an official social media post, Cobalt will operate flights between Paphos and Moscow on a twice weekly basis, more specifically each Thursday and Sunday.
Andrew Madar, CEO at Cobalt, commented: “We are pleased to expand our routes for Winter 2017 by launching Paphos Airport to Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow.
“This route will go on sale today on the [official Cobalt] website as we continue to grow our international route network.
“Russian visitors and residents alike can look forward to trying the Cobalt experience and a range of destination choices so there’s never been a better time to book a flight on Cobalt Air,” concluded Madar.
— anna.aero (@annaaero) October 11, 2017
Departure from Paphos is scheduled at 09:10, arriving at Sheremetyevo 14:25, while departure time on the route from Russia to Cyprus is scheduled for 15:25 and arriving at 18:30.
From Larnaca, Cobalt flies to Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt (from November 1), Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Chania, Dublin, Tel Aviv, Beirut, Madrid, Zurich, Birmingham, Manchester, Gatwick (from October 30), London Stansted, and Tehran.
In an exclusive interview to Cyprus Traveller, Madar told us that flights to/from St. Petersburg, Amman, Dubai, Cairo, and Alexandria are being discussed.
Madar also revealed that the airline is “currently evaluating to offer flights from Paphos to Brussels, Dublin, London Stansted and Birmingham this winter.”
Additionally, Madar told us that the airline is aiming to launch direct flights between Cyprus and China by September 2018, with services to the US, South Africa and Latin America also high on its agenda.