During the tour, Tounis expressed delight for having the wonderful opportunity to visit Sphinx International Airport in Cairo, which has quickly become a central hub connecting travelers to Egypt's famous archaeological sites.
The minister was touring the airport after the extension of its expansion project to increase its annual capacity to 1.2 million passengers.
He noted that the project of developing the Sphinx International Airport is of great importance, especially as it is close to the Giza Pyramids Plateau.
In view of the importance of the largest archaeological museum in the world, there is huge interest from the state for this great edifice.
Inaugurated in 2019, the Sphinx International Airport is characterized by its distinguished geographical location that is near to Cairo, Giza and archeological sites.
EgyptAir to operate internal flights for the first time from Sphinx International Airport during the period of the Half-year vacation.
Civil Aviation Minister Younis el-Masry said the experimental operation of Sphinx International Airport will take place on Monday.
The Sphinx International Airport will be inaugurated in the coming few weeks, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Sunday, Oct. 7.
Sphinx and Capital airports will be enrolled in the list of international airports in the next weeks.
Civil Aviation Min. reveals the experimental operation of Sphinx airport to be launched in January