Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou visited Paphos airport on Tuesday to inaugurate six new interactive passport control booths, which are aimed at speeding up and simplifying the security check process.
Similar border express booths, which can only be used by European nationals with biometric passports, will be introduced at Larnaca airport at both arrivals and departures in the future, he said.
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An increase of 2.8 per cent in tourist arrivals in March compared to the same month last year means a new record for visitors, the Statistical Service announced on Tuesday.
Russians and Greeks continue to play a big role in the increase with year-on-year arrivals from Russia up by 55.1 per cent in March and from Greece up 10.7 per cent.
British budget airline Jet2.com has added new flights to Paphos from its newest bases in Birmingham and London Stansted Airport this week, and also offers free flight check-in from Paphos hotels.
“The company now operates flights to Paphos all year-round from Birmingham, with well over 20,000 seats on sale,” the airline’s press release said.