International traffic includes, in all cases, shipping and air traffic, and in certain cases - road transport as well. Cyprus is well-served by two international airports situated in Larnaca and Paphos. Air connections from and to Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Arab Gulf are excellent.
Due to its geographical location and the most up-to-date facilities offered by its seaports, Cyprus is now an important shipping centre in the region.
The major ports are those of Limassol and Larnaca situated on the south coast of the island. They are multi-purpose ports, serving both containerized and break bulk cargo.