Egypt's Light Electric Train allocates 1st vehicle for women passengers only

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 12:22 GMT

The French company operating the light electric train (LRT) in Egypt; the Administrative Capital Train, allocated the first vehicle at the front of the train to women only, in order to provide comfort for train passengers during the trip.

1st luxury Talgo trains to operate from Cairo to Alexandria Saturday

Sat, 24 Dec 2022 - 12:03 GMT

The first trips of the luxury Talgo trains will start from Egypt station in Ramses to the stations of Sidi Gaber and Misr in Alexandria.

Cairo Airport transports more than 37,000 passengers on 309 flights

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 03:40 GMT

Cairo International Airport transports more than 37,000 passengers on 309 flights to several international and domestic destinations.

EgyptAir operates exceptional flight to bring home Egyptian travelers stranded in Casablanca

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 11:27 GMT

On December 24, 2021, the Moroccan authorities have extended the suspension of commercial flights to and from Morocco until January 31, 2022, as part of the Kingdom's efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, especially the "Omicron" mutant.

Egypt uses ID Now COVID-19 tests for all arrivals coming from countries where double-mutant covid variant found

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 01:24 GMT

The World Health Organization announced on April 27 that the Double mutant' Covid variant (aka B1617), which was detected first in India, has been found in 17 countries including the United Kingdom, the US, and Singapore.

Egypt mulls to incorporate Wi-Fi in air-conditioned trains

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt is mulling to incorporate Wi-Fi service in air-conditioned trains, according to official sources at Egypt's Railways Authority.

Egypt: Passengers coming to 4 airports allowed to conduct PCR tests against COVID-19 upon arrival

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 11:17 GMT

Ashraf Noweir, the authority's head, informed all airlines operating in the four airports that the decision will be effective as of Tuesday, September 1. The PCR test costs $30.

Cairo Airport receives 8,994 passengers aboard 83 flights

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 04:47 GMT

The airport also operated 74 travel flights that departed to several destinations: European, Arab, Asian or African, carrying 7,748 passengers.

Cairo Airport receives 5,906 passengers aboard 54 flights

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Cairo International Airport received Monday a total of 54 local, international and private flights, carrying 5,906 passengers.

EgyptAir operates 38 international flights transferring 4K passengers

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 03:23 GMT

EgyptAir, the state-owned flag carrier, operated 38 international flights to different destinations carrying on board 4,000 passengers.

7k stranded Egyptians arrived in Marsa Alam over 60 days: sources

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 03:12 GMT

The sources pointed out that the airport has never received such huge numbers of passengers over a short period of time.

Egypt, Russia officials to discuss in few days flights resumption

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 02:14 GMT

The minister of civil aviation made the announcement on Monday.

Conductor referred to criminal court over forcing 2 to jump off moving train

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 - 11:27 GMT

The defendant faces charges of causing an injury that led to a death of one of the two passengers, as he allegedly opened the train door and gave the option for the victims either to pay for the tickets or jump off the train.

National Airports to collect new fees from passengers departing Egypt

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 01:14 GMT

The fees will be equal to $25 for each passenger, according to the decision published by the country’s official gazette on Wednesday.

Dodging traffic, and death, on Manila's railway carts

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 09:33 GMT

As soon as the train rumbles past, the men heave their home-made pushcarts back onto the tracks and passengers hop aboard.

EgyptAir operates 110 international, local flights from Cairo Airport

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 09:49 GMT

EgyptAir operates 110 international and local flights from Cairo International Airport on Friday carrying 9,210 passengers to different destinations.

845 passengers arrive at Safaga Port

Sat, 05 May 2018 - 12:17 GMT

Safaga Port received on Saturday a vessel carrying 845 passengers, 28 trucks and 26 cars.

Railways revenues increase to LE 175M in March

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Revenues of the Egyptian Railways Authority increased to LE 175.3 million, compared to LE 154.6 million in the same month of 2017.

Airlines body eyes bankruptcy law review to reduce stranded passengers

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:49 GMT

An industry trade body said countries should review bankruptcy laws to reduce number of stranded passengers.

Railways revenues increase to LE 172M in October

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:13 GMT

Revenues of the Egyptian National Railways authority increased in October 2017 on a monthly and yearly basis.