The first passenger flight from China to Cyprus since the island reopened its airports following the ban aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 arrives at Larnaca Airport on Monday afternoon.
This is what Philenews reported, adding that the direct flight MF8001 of Xiamen Air took off from Fuzhou Changle International Airport at dawn on Monday. This airport serves Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province.
The Boeing 787-8 flight is about 12 hours long and six passengers to Cyprus are on board. The plane will depart from Cyprus to China carrying 135 passengers who got stranded here because of Covid-19 restrictions.