Currently as September 2019 - Charlie Airlines, operating as Cyprus Airways, is a Cypriot airline based at Larnaca International Airport.
The airline Cyprus Airways was based in Nicosia and operated from its home airport Larnaca. She had to file for bankruptcy in January 2015 and to suspend flight operations. The Cypriot airline was founded in 1947 as a national airline and was 44.9% owned by British European Airways. Until the closure of 2015, the draw network included numerous destinations in Europe and the Middle East, including the cities of Moscow, Paris, Athens, Tel Aviv and Beirut. Flights with Cyprus Airways to the DACH region were offered to Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich and Vienna.
Although Cyprus Airways was not a member of international aviation alliances, but it has numerous codeshare agreements with international airlines, including Alitalia, Aeroflot, Etihad Airways, Middle East Airlines and KLM. By partnering with Virgin Atlantic Airways in 2011, Cyprus Airways was also able to offer overseas flights to Boston, New York and Los Angeles. The airline carried around 1.7 million passengers a year, choosing between two booking classes (Business and Economy). Business class travelers named "Apollo" had access to Sunjet lounges at Larnaca and Paphos airports.
For frequent flyers, the airline offered the bonus program "SunMiles", which had four different memberships and allowed travelers to earn miles on every flight with Cyprus Airways and exchange them for interesting discounts and offers. In 2007, the airline was awarded the Commitment to Excellence in Europe prize by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), and also received the title "IATA Best In-Flight Programming for a European Airline".