Ihab El-Tahtawy, chairman of EgyptAir Airlines Company, said the flag carrier will operate two weekly flights between Cairo and Dhaka via Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
China’s Ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang said direct flights between the Egyptian and Chinese airports will increase soon so that they return to the pre-pandemic levels.
The company also decided to increase direct flights between Moscow and Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada airports to reach 28 flights as of the beginning of next January, in coordination with tourism agents.
Egyptian and Brazilian sides discussed a project of establishing a Brazilian industrial zone in Egypt where Brazilian products like car components and textiles can be manufactured to be exported from Egypt to the rest of the world.
Libya’s Afriqiyah Airways launched a direct flight to the Cairo International Airport after a hiatus that has extended for eight years
The council agreed to re-run commercial flights with India, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
Egypt expects more than one million Russian tourists in 2021 as direct flights between the two countries, including the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada, are expected to resume in the following weeks, Reuters quoted Egyptian deputy tourism minister as saying.
Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation has announced the resumption of direct flights to Egypt, according to Kuwaiti media sources on Saturday.
This comes as Zayani led the first-ever delegation from Bahrain to Israel, where he discussed with the Israeli side ways to boost bilateral relations and mechanisms to activate the MoUs negotiated recently between the two countries.
A total of 110 British tourists arrived in Sharm el-Sheikh Thursday aboard the first direct flight from London in four years.
Hurghada International Airport received its first Munich direct flight Thursday with 200 tourists on board.
Star Alliance member EgyptAir announced Monday that it will operate flights to the Chinese City of Hong Kong on September 17.
Direct flights from Europe are expected to reach Luxor within few months, in conjunction with the beginning of the winter tourist season.