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CAIRO – 24 July 2017: Direct flights from Europe are expected to reach Luxor within few months, in conjunction with the beginning of the winter tourist season, according to governor Mohamed Badr statements Monday.
The flights which are expected to reach Luxor weekly starting From October, will come from countries across Europe, including, France, Spain, Italy and London.
“We signed deals also with several airlines, including the Turkish and Asian ones,” Badr added.
Several developments have been taking place during the past period inside the Egyptian international airports, and many governments said that they are keen on developing relations with Cairo in aviation.
On July 10, Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy inaugurated the new branch of EgyptAir’s Duty Free shop at Terminal 2 Arrival Hall at Cairo Airport to meet the needs of its clients, according to a ministry statement.
In another statement July 15, Fathy said that the first phase of the Airport City project will be launched within three months. “The project was delayed more than once due to the difficult economic situation our country has been through lately; however, the first phase that will be launched shortly will include 2.8 million square meters,” Fathy said.
The city is scheduled to be established in the investment zone surrounding Cairo International Airport, offering different logistical services.
Egyptian Ambassador to Ghana Mohamed Haider met on July 13, with Ghanaian Aviation Minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah to discuss ways of boosting bilateral relations in civil aviation.
During the meeting, the ambassador handed over an invitation from Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy for participation in the Regional Ministerial Conference on Aviation Security in Africa and the Middle East due to be held in Sharm El Sheikh August 22-24.