Air Cairo operates first regular flight between Napoli-Sharm El Sheikh



Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 06:49 GMT


Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 06:49 GMT

Sharm El Sheikh City at midday, October 18, 2006 -

Sharm El Sheikh City at midday, October 18, 2006 - Wikimedia

Cairo - 26 January 2018: Air Cairo will operate the first regular flight path connecting Napoli and Sharm El Sheikh cities starting from Friday.

Air Cairo, Egypt-based airline, will launch the first regular flight between Napoli, Italy and Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. This flight path comes as a result of efforts made by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to support tourism sector in Egypt.

The first flight from Napoli is expected to arrive at Sharm El Sheikh on Friday night carrying around 170 Italian tourists, according to a statement from Air Cairo.

The Egyptian airline has been testing the flights between Sharm El Sheikh and Napoli since October 29, 2017, tonight’s flight marks the first official one between the two cities. In December 2017, the company began conducting flights between Milan and Marsa Alam as well.

The Napoli-Sharm El Sheikh flight is the third regular flight path operated by Air Cairo; it is part of a well organized plan to reinvigorate Italian-Egyptian tourism.

The company is planning to add more flight paths from various Italian cities to Egypt’s most popular resorts soon.

Night life in Sharm el-Sheikh City – Wikimedia
Making a regular aviation route to Sharm El Sheikh will encourage more tourists to come and enjoy the natural landscapes of Sinai Peninsula, the crystal blue water of the Red Sea and the High Mountains in the midday sun, according to Air Cairo statement.

Sharm El Sheikh was chosen as ‘the finest city in the world for peace and beauty,’ according to the United Nations Educational, Science and cultural organization.



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