This comes in light of the Egyptian state’s plan to maximize revenues and increase economic growth rates by stimulating air traffic between different countries.
EgyptAir will operate new flights to India’s New Delhi as of August and Libya’s Misrata and Japan’s Tokyo starting September, Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Abbas Helmi said on Wednesday.
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 company announced in a statement that 8 flights from Jeddah and 9 flights from Medina to the Cairo International Airport, in addition to two flights from Jeddah to Alexandria’s Burj Al Arab Airport, and two other flights from Jeddah to Bamako in Mali.
Al Azhar also voiced its gratitude to the Kingdom of Morocco, king and people, for taking an action against Sweden after summoning the Chargé d'Affaires.
The company added that it is keen to overcome all obstacles, to facilitate all procedures for the pilgrims and to provide the best services.
Egypt's flagship carrier is operating 10 flights from Cairo to Jeddah and eight flights from Cairo to Medina.
EgyptAir, the Egyptian national carrier and a member of the Star Alliance, has announced that it will operate its newest airline to Manchester, England, starting next July, and Delhi, India, starting next August
The company asked all tourism companies and travel agents not to issue tickets or accept visas of all kinds on flights heading to Jeddah/Madinah, starting from Tuesday, May 30, 2023, until Wednesday, June 28, 2023.
EgyptAir’s Washington-bound flight MS 981 changed path and landed in Italy’s Milano to save the life of a passenger who suffered a medical emergency.
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.
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.
The Egyptian state-owned flag carrier, EgyptAir, cancelled its flight No. MS747 to Athens today due to a national strike staged by the Greek workers’ unions.
EgyptAir took delivery of an A321neo from Airbus on Thursday to join the fleet of the national carrier.
“EgyptAir stressed that it is a national company that will remain owned by the state and cannot be abandoned in any way as it is one of the main arms of the state in the aviation transport system,” the center said in a statement.
The first group of Chinese tourists arrived in Cairo on Friday after a three-year hiatus caused by COVID-19.
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.
The first Egypt-Air flight that uses Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) arrived Saturday at Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport in Egypt, coming from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, with number of participants in the Climate Summit (COP27) on board.
EgyptAir is completing the equipment of its office in Tripoli, in preparation for the return of its regular flights to the Libyan city of Benghazi, besides the operation of some internal special flights.