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Man arrested in Egypt for traveling from Cairo to Aswan on donkey’s back

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 03:33 GMT

An Egyptian man is in hot water after he rode his donkey, planning to travel from Giza to Upper Egypt’s Aswan city, which was described as inhuman behavior.

Ministry organizes tours for Egyptian bloggers, influencers to promote local tourism

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has invited a group of Egyptian bloggers and influencers, who have thousands of followers, to visit a number of Egyptian tourist cities and promote them through their personal pages on social media.

6 Egyptian airports receive AHA health accreditation; latest was Cairo Airport

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 02:08 GMT

The Egyptian Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation praised the accreditation of the Cairo International Airport after receiving the AHA health accreditation from the ACI.

Egypt-KSA flights to stop Wednesday per Saudi travel suspension

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 01:44 GMT

Authorities at Cairo International Airport will start suspending flights to Saudi Arabia as of Wednesday night, in accordance with a recent decision by Saudi Arabia.

Travel Scenes: Where Luxury Meets Safety at The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 11:10 GMT

Overcoming these challenges enforced by social distancing and lockdown, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo has succeeded in providing a safe experience that does not compromise luxury and convenience while abiding by all the necessary precautionary and preventive measures regulated by the Egyptian government.

Frequent EgyptAir customers can donate miles to Magdi Yaqoub hospital

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 01:32 GMT

This mile donation system will be effective as of 10 February and for three months.

Russian delegation to inspect measures in Hurghada airport on Wednesday

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:23 GMT

On Wednesday, Hurghada International Airport will receive a Russian security delegation to inspect the airport's security measures.

5 Egyptian airports received health accreditation from ACI

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 02:18 GMT

The AHA accreditation was launched for a safe travel amid the rising risk of infection with Coronavirus pandemic.

EgyptAir: Travelers heading to UK, France obliged to provide negative PCR test

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:27 GMT

Egypt’s flag-carrier, EgyptAir has set new measures on flights heading to UK and France to protect travelers from contracting Coronavirus.

Egypt suspends issuance of licenses for new travel agencies for 1 year

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 11:27 GMT

The country does not need more of them at this stage.

Hurghada receives 1st tourist flight from Swiss Airlines

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 04:10 GMT

Hurghada International Airport received on Sunday the first tourist flight from Switzerlan aboard the Swiss International Air Lines.

Egypt’s tourism in 10 years: 102.8M visitors, $84.3B revenues

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 01:14 GMT

A total of 102.8 million tourists visited Egypt during the past 10 years, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

The ‘Ithaca’ of Egypt.. Siwa Oasis has a soul as mystic and kind as you may imagine

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 06:26 GMT

It’s true the journey sometimes is more important than the destination, but this is not the case with Siwa Oasis.

Sharm el-Sheikh Airport receives 1st Air Cairo flight from Uzbekistan

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 12:03 GMT

The airliner is scheduled to operate a weekly flight from Uzbekistan to Sharm El-Sheikh until the end of the current winter season.

Egypt's tourism 'winter season' dead, sector to rehabilitate in March: businessman

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 02:13 GMT

He added that the occupancy rates of Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada hotels are currently 20 percent of the 50 percent designated by the government.

Kuwait may lift ban on commercial flights from 34 countries, including Egypt

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 03:36 GMT

The proposal was submitted to the Supreme Committee to resume commercial flights, by implementing the 14-day institutional quarantine period in Kuwait for those who are coming from the banned countries.

UAE citizens allowed to conduct PCR test only upon arrival to Dubai

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 11:45 GMT

“For residents and tourists, a PCR test is mandatory prior to departure for Dubai.

Egypt, Senegal mull operating Cairo-Dakar direct flight route

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 12:23 GMT

Both officials discussed ways to enhance joint cooperation in the fields of air transport.

EgyptAir to operate 41 flights to 27 various destinations on Sunday

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 10:28 GMT

EgyptAir will operate on Sunday 41 flights to carry about 5,100 passengers to 27 various destinations.

Hurghada Int’l Airport receives 1st Swiss Company Chair flight

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 02:41 GMT

Hurghada International Airport received the first flight of the Swiss Company Chair airline, GM3506 Airbus A319, coming from Zurich, Switzerland.

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