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
A further decision to increase the number of flights on these destinations, including from other cities of our country, will be made as a result of the Russian delegation's visit to Egypt to assess the epidemiological situation.
The Egyptian company asked its clients to check travel requirements updates ahead of their flights.
The first incoming flight from Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy, landed in Sharm el-Sheikh Saturday.
"Of course, major tourist destinations are the basis. Possibly, Egypt will reopen now. This is a route with vast potential. It will help the company a great deal," he was quoted by TASS news agency.
Many citizens around the world are overwhelmed by the desire to travel after their suffer from lockdown and precautionary measures under the Coronavirus pandemic that is still recording high infection and death rates.
Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Ehab Nasr described the recent full resumption of flights between Egypt and Russia as “a big and positive development.”
As per the Russian government’s decision, citizens coming from the 29 countries are allowed to arrive in Russia via transit flights.
Essam Ali, owner of a tourist bazaar in Hurghada, said that Russian tourists love shopping and roaming in the streets of Hurghada.
“Russian tourists always felt they were home when they are in Egypt,” said tourism expert.
All tourist facilities and hotels in the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheik and Hurghada are prepared to receive the Russian tourists in the upcoming period
Despite its strategic location, a park surrounding Kharga Airport in Egypt’s Western Desert has been neglected for around 20 years.
Amr Abo el-Enein has been appointed as an interim chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company.
The passengers were received by a public relations team at the airport with roses, amid adhering to the precautionary measures against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The meeting took place in Islamabad, where the two sides agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries.