Aiming to increase levels of safety and security at both Cyprus’ hubs, Hermes Airports has recently announced that the European Union’s (EU) Regulation 2017/458 which provides a new procedure for the cross-checking of European citizens is now active.

In order to commemorate World Tourism Day, which is celebrated every year on September 27, Hermes Airport displayed educational spots on the screens of Larnaka International Airport and Pafos International Airport, while also distributing World Tourism Organization’s advisory brochures.

Aiming to continuously enhance its services, Hermes Airports has recently installed four automatic electronic entry gates (e-gates) at Pafos International Airport.

According to Airports Council International (ACI) Europe, passenger traffic at European airports rose nine percent year-on-year in the first half of the year (H1).

On the occasion of celebrating Pafos International Airport’s 20 years of operations, Nikos Shacolas, honourary-lifetime chairman, Hermes Airports, Panayiotis Hadjipantelis, chairman, board of directors, Hermes Airports, and Eleni Kaloyirou, CEO, Hermes Airports, gave a tour of the hub to local mayors, members of parliament and various representatives of the region’s institutions. 

During Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA) International Investment Awards 2017, Bouygues Bâtiment International, the main shareholder of Hermes Airports, was awarded for its significant contribution to the Cypriot economy.