Ryanair is celebrating the start of its new route from London Stansted to Paphos in Cyprus.
To celebrate, the Cyprus Tourist Office treated passengers to renowned Cypriot wine giving them a taste of the beautiful coastal city in the south-west of Cyprus.
The first passengers to check-in for the Paphos flight were Mitchell Sladden and Rebecca Crafter from Toot Hill, near Ongar, Essex. They received two return flights to explore another one of Ryanair’s exciting destinations from London Stansted plus airport shopping vouchers.
Ryanair’s Michelle Lowe 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.’’
Mark Souter, Head of Airline Relations, 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.
p>“We’re delighted to welcome this new scheduled connection to Cyprus onto our route network today and wish Ryanair every success with the service.“