Sharm El Shiekh airport records Africa's fastest growth rate in 2019: Routesonline


Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 08:54 GMT

Sharm el-Sheikh - CC

Sharm el-Sheikh - CC

CAIRO, Dec 8 (MENA) - Sharm el Sheikh International Airport topped the list of fastest-growing major airports in Africa by capacity, a new study by Routesonline has found, as airlines continue to return to the Egyptian leisure resort.

The latest figures from Sabre Market Intelligence have revealed that the airport, which is the third busiest in Egypt, has increased capacity by 28.9 percent this year to 1.49 million available departure seats. This compares with 1.16 million departure seats in 2018.

Number three in the top ten list of fastest-growing major African airports is Hurghada, which recorded a growth rate of 11.9% this year.



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