Amman, June 2023 - On Friday 23 June, 2023, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed from Larnaca, Cyprus, the first flight of TUS Airways, which will be serving Amman with two weekly flights every Tuesday and Friday. The addition of TUS Airways to QAIA's growing airline network contributes to the ongoing efforts of Airport International Group to offer more convenient and direct routes that meet the needs of both leisure and business travelers.
The inaugural flight was greeted with the customary water arch salute in the presence of representatives from Airport International Group; TUS Airways; its ground handler, Royal Jordanian; and its general sales agent, Petra Tours.
“This step is testament to our dedication to expanding QAIA's airline and destination networks and providing our passengers with diverse travel opportunities. We are excited to offer a new option for tourists from Cyprus and Europe to explore Jordan's rich historical and natural sites. As passengers make their way through QAIA, we aim for them to enjoy a memorable and welcoming experience that feels like home at Jordan's prime gateway to the world," commented Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.
In turn, TUS Airways CCO, Philip Saunders, stated, “We are excited about the launch of services between Amman and Larnaca, which adds an important destination to our network. We are confident this new service will further strengthen the tourism and trade ties between Jordan and Cyprus, whilst providing our customers with a great value-for-money option to travel between both countries. As the proud bearer of the Cypriot flag, we aim to offer a seamless travel experience for both Cypriots and international visitors by offering strong regional connectivity throughout the East Mediterranean. We thank Queen Alia International Airport for their warm welcome."
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