The ministry added that the number of passengers increased by about 43.5 percent to a total of 23.2 million passengers during the first half of 2023, compared to 16.15 million passengers in the same period of 2022.
The competent authorities at the airport facilitate the procedures for the arrivals upon their arrival.
The competent authorities inside Marsa Alam International Airport are facilitating the procedures for the arrivals upon their arrival at the landing ground, until they arrive at the hotels.
As about 52 balloon flights flew in the sky of the western mainland on Thursday, carrying more than 1,231 tourists from around the world on board, in an atmosphere of Delight among the tourists, under the supervision of Brigadier General Amr Atef, Land Manager of the Flying Balloon Airport in Luxor.
The flag carrier EgyptAir announced on Tuesday continuing the suspension of flights from and to Khartoum International Airport until further notice as deadly clashes in Sudan have continued for the fourth day in a row.
A total of 55 hot air balloon flights took off in the western mainland skies of Luxor Saturday, carrying more than 1,500 tourists from around the world to enjoy the magic of nature and ancient Egyptian civilization.
On Monday, the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority said that flights at Baghdad International Airport are operational after the Joint Operations Command declared a nationwide curfew in Iraq.
The last flight between both cities was in 2013.
In mid-April, Yemeni Foreign Minister Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak said that his country has coordinated with Egypt and Jordan to start flights through the Houthi-controlled Sanaa International Airport.
Marsa Alam International Airport received 15 European international flights, among 76 international flights received by the airport during the week, starting from last Saturday until tomorrow Friday.
Marsa Alam International Airport is scheduled to receive 11 international flights among 67 weekly flights, starting from Saturday, where precautionary measures are applied to incoming tourists upon their arrival at the airport.
Marsa Alam Airport receives 30 flights from Europe; the largest weekly flow of tourist
Hurghada International Airport received Tuesday 13 Russian flights, coming from various Russian airports.
Hurghada International Airport received Wednesday 7 Russian flights carrying aboard nearly 1,000 Russian passengers, among dozens of international flights arriving today from different countries.
Marsa Alam International Airport received Thursday nine international flights carrying nearly 1,000 tourists of different nationalities, within the 64 international flights it receives this week.
Chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company Amr Abul Enien said the national carrier has a plan to increase its air fleet in the coming phase to meet the rise of demand on air shipping movement.
All preventive measures announced by the Egyptian Ministry of Health will be applied to passengers coming from South Africa to Egypt, the company added.
Flag carrier EgyptAir announced suspending flight to Johannesburg, South Africa, after the World Health Organization classed the new coronavirus variant that emerged in southern Africa as “of concern”.
Luxor ranks the third globally in air balloon flights.
Egypt warmly welcomes the return of Russian tourists to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, and it is very important to the tourism business organizations and the industry