The flights took off from the Western Mainland Airport in Luxor, Upper Egypt, under the supervision and supervision of navigator Zakaria Abdel Azim, director of the ground of the balloon airport in Luxor.
The government's plan succeeded in increasing the number of tourists arriving in Egypt to reach 7 million tourists during the first half of this year.
This growth will positively impact the nation's tourism revenue, which is projected to climb to approximately $14.4 billion from $13 billion within the same period.
The airport is scheduled to receive 11 flights, including 3 flights from Italy, 5 flights from the Czech Republic, two domestic flights and a flight from Germany.
The minister disclosed that tourist arrival rates from Russia and Ukraine during January and February 2023, have decreased on an annual basis by 40 percent and 80 percent, respectively.
Issa stated in a press conference on Monday that the 180 countries include: The United States of America (USA), Germany, Spain, The United Kingdom (UK), Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), China, etc…
Marsa Alam International Airport receives 12 out of 97 international flights arriving at the airport until next Friday, as procedures are facilitated for tourists to enjoy the vacation on the shores of the Red Sea.
Marsa Alam International Airport receives two international flights and a domestic flight, as the two flights arrive from the Italian Milan Airport.
Tourism Minister Ahmed Issa said in a meeting with the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo, that About 13 million tourists visited Egypt in 2019.
CAPMAS statement released on Tuesday comes in conjunction with the World Tourism Day celebrations, which have been held on 27 September each year since 1980.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended his condolences to the families of the victims of an accident involving French and Belgian tourists on a highway in Aswan, southern Egypt Wednesday, saying Egypt will give the victims and their families all kinds of support.
Cairo International Airport transports more than 37,000 passengers on 309 flights to several international and domestic destinations.
The Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday that the diplomat highlighted great potential of the tourism sector in Egypt.
Snow has capped the peaks of the mountains and valets of Saint Catherine in southern Sinai, and turned white in a peasant scene Tuesday morning.
Skies of Luxor governorate, in Upper Egypt, were decorated with hot air balloons on Saturday.
Egypt has revealed a current development plan that will easily transfer tourists from the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to the Giza Pyramids using the electric bus.
The Spokeswoman for Ministry of Tourism Soha Bahgat said that the ministry has agreed with a foreign-Canadian-English alliance that will conduct a media campaign for Egyptian tourism during the next three years.
A study issued by the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies said that Egypt will receive 5 to 6 million tourists by the end of this year given the resumption of the Russian flights.
The number of Ukrainian tourists to Egypt in 2020 had reached 727
All flights between the two countries will resume after a five-year halt – since October 2015 – which the Group believes would give the tourism sector in Egypt a shot in the arm.