Travel firm to restart Cyprus flights and holidays next week

Airline and tour operator will resume its flights and holidays programme for Cyprus next week.

The firm announced it will restart taking UK holidaymakers to the eastern Mediterranean country from August 17.

Flights to Larnaca and Paphos will depart from eight UK airports, consisting of Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle. has reported increased demand for trips to Cyprus in recent weeks.

The firm suspended its operations in the country in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cyprus requires arriving visitors to provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 taken within 72 hours of travel.

People arriving in the UK from Cyprus are exempt from the Government’s 14-day quarantine policy. chief executive Steve Heapy said: “We are delighted to be recommencing our flights and holidays programme to Cyprus from August 17 and looking at the demand it’s very clear just how much our customers are looking forward to their well-deserved holidays in the Cypriot sunshine.

“With a great choice of flights and holidays to Cyprus from eight UK bases, not to mention fantastic deals and free child places available, there’s plenty of choice and value for those looking to get away for a much-needed break in the sunshine this summer.

“These have been incredibly uncertain and difficult times for everyone, and we have been busy looking after our customers and doing the right thing for them.

“As a result of this, customers know they can trust us to deliver and that’s our absolute focus for anyone travelling with us – delivering award-winning customer service and package holidays you can trust.”

Tui, the UK’s largest tour operator, has cancelled holidays to Cyprus for UK customers up to and including Friday.