In spite of air service between Russia and Egypt being interrupted for some time, the load factor on newly resumed Aeroflot flights linking Moscow with Cairo recently reached over 85 percent.
Etihad Airways and EGYPTAIR recently announced an expansion of their codeshare partnership.
EgyptAir announced the resumption of its flights between Cairo International Airport and Moscow Domodedovo Airport, starting from April 12.
Russia’s flagship carrier Aeroflot has announced plans to resume its regular flights from Moscow to Cairo, beginning April 11. Ticket sales commenced on March 13.
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities recently announced that an ancient cemetery was discovered near the city of Minya, south of Cairo, within an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and Ptolemaic dynasty.
As part of its continuous fleet expansion strategy, Kuwait Airways has announced its plans to increase its Kuwait-Cairo service from December 21. Meanwhile, the airline currently serves this route 14 times weekly and it will introduce two additional weekly flights.
As part of its strategy to offer customers more flights choices and enable them to seamlessly connect to points across the Middle East, Emirates unveiled plans to introduce four additional scheduled flights between Dubai and Cairo, effective from October 29.
In a bid to cater to the growing demand for better connections between the UAE and Africa, Etihad Airways is planning to launch additional flights between its Abu Dhabi hub to Egypt and Nigeria.
Hotstats’ MENA Chain Hotels Market Review May 2017 indicated a positive month for the hospitality industry in Cairo, Jeddah and Riyadh.