Air traffic growth in Cyprus double the EU average
Air traffic to and from Cyprus increased by 14.3 per cent from 2016 to 2017, nearly double the EU average of 7.3 per cent, a Eurostat report published on Thursday revealed.
For the first time, the numbers surpassed 10 million in Cyprus, reaching 10,239,000. While 6,811,000 of those travelling to and from Cyprus travelled within the EU, another 3,428,000 flew to other destinations.
2017 was also the first year more than one billion travelled by air in the EU. The number was 1,043 billion, up 7.3 per cent from 2016 and by 39 per cent from 2009.