Wataniya adds Sharm El Sheikh offering

Kuwait-based Wataniya Airways it so launch flights between Kuwait and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt from 5 June 2009. The airline will initially fly to the popular holiday and MICE destination two times a week.Wataniya Airways Chairman and Managing Director, Abdulsalam Al Bahar, said, “Sharm El Sheikh has for more than a decade been one of the shining stars of Egypt’s tourism industry and it is therefore with great delight that we are announcing this second popular Egyptian destination for Wataniya Airways, following our successful Cairo route which we commenced in early March 2009.”

Wataniya Airways flies from the Sheikh Saad Terminal to Dubai, Cairo and Beirut, Bahrain and will add the new routes of Amman, Damascus and Sharm El Sheikh to its network in the first week of June.

It is the first time that any commercial airline has operated out of Kuwait from a location other than Kuwait International Airport and the private terminal provides a fitting setting for Wataniya Airways’ special guest services.

The airline has appointed Emeco Travel, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Egypt. Emeco is a leading Destination Management Company in the region that specialises in incentive, conference and event organization.