EgyptAir has reinstated its service from London Heathrow to Luxor International, with the weekly flight departing each Monday. The move comes as the country tries so shepherd tourists away from the capital Cairo as it seeks to rebuild its shattered tourism industry.
Egyptair is launching its new daily regular flights between Cairo and Abidjan, Cote d’ivoire starting from 1st of July and also between Cairo and Al Qasim, Saudi Arabia starting from the 1st of June 2013.
EGYPTAIR has announced the operation of two more direct flights between Cairo and Doha starting the beginning of June 2013 with the modern Boeing 737-800 aircrafts; this will increase the total number of weekly flights to reach 14 flights per week in a double daily operation to Doha.
EGYPTAIR welcomed the newest Boeing 737-800 to its fleet which now consists of 80 modern aircraft. The new medium range aircraft will operate on the European, Middle Eastern and African routes.
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has today confirmed the signing of a new global full content airline agreement with EGYPTAIR that will give all of Travelport’s Galileo, Worldspan and Apollo-connected travel agents worldwide access to the carrier’s full range of published fares and inventory.
Sabre Travel Network Middle East (STNME) and EgyptAir have signed a multi-year distribution agreement which provides Sabre-connected travel agents around the world with access to the carrier’s full range of air fares.
Captain Hossam Kamal has taken over the position of chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company. Kamal brings more than 29 years of experience within EgyptAir and following his 2009 appointment as EgyptAir Holding vice chairman.
Hussein Massoud has been sworn in as the Egyptian minister of civil aviation, after being commissioned by the Egyptian prime minister Kamal El Ganzoury. After accepting the responsibilities of the new position, Massoud said: “The priorities in the next period will be directed towards organising the internal structure of the ministry and creating a homogeneous teamwork system.”
As a result of the increase in traffic between Egypt and Libya, and in response for its customers’ needs, EGYPTAIR took the decision of doubling the flights to the Libyan cities to become 21 weekly flights instead of 11 flights; by double daily flights to Tripoli starting 7th of Dec and a daily flight to Ben Ghazi starting 8th of Dec.
Mohamed Rahma, Egypt Air, Africa’s Leading Business Class Airline