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.

Budget airline backer Franke spends a bundle on jets

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 03:26 GMT

No-frills airline tycoon Bill Franke, the investor behind a record deal for 430 jets.

Seven killed in Indian air force helicopter crash

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 11:05 GMT

An Indian air force Mi-17 helicopter crashed Friday in the country's remote northeast bordering China.

17 dead as boat capsizes on River Niger

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 09:56 GMT

At least 17 persons lost their lives after a boat ferrying around 60 passengers capsized on River Niger in Kebbi , The Daily Post of Nigeria reported.

Egypt’s railway saw increased revenues, accidents in August

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 02:03 GMT

Revenues of the Egyptian Railway Authority increased to LE 173.9 million in August 2017, compared to LE169.8 million in August last year.

Irma creates bittersweet travel bonus for luckier Caribbean isls

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 09:46 GMT

On Friday, a cruise ship carrying around 3,000 passengers will dock at St. John’s harbor in the Caribbean island of Antigua.

Air Berlin reassures customers deterred by delays, bad press

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 03:34 GMT

Air Berlin sought to reassure customers that its operations were back on track on Friday.