Owing to the precarious political and social situation in Egypt, the following countries and airlines have issued advisories regarding their current and future operations into the North African country: Belgium, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, the UAE, the United Kingdom, the US.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Friday, June 14, 2013
■ EGYPT: Works at Alexandria International to be completed in 2014 as Hurghada's second runway goes ahead.
Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Engineer Wael El-Maadawy, says that all infrastructural development works at Alexandria International Airport will be completed next year. The airport was closed in 2010 for renovation and expansion with all traffic being transferred to Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport in the meantime.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
■ EGYPT: Finalized plan for new $20billion Cairo "airport city" development to be presented in April.
Planning for the construction of a new USD20billion "airport city" near Cairo International Airport is to be concluded come April reports from Egypt’s Ministry of Civil Aviation state. The new development will be the first of three similar projects to be built in the capital, Alexandria (Burg Al Arab airport) and at Port Said airport.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A Jordanian man, who had smuggled a snake aboard Egyptair (MS) flight MS610 from Cairo (Egypt) to Kuwait City (Kuwait) with 91 passengers, was bitten by the reptile after it managed to escape the bag he was carrying it in.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Russia's Aeroflot (SU) is to pull out of the Angolan capital, Luanda effective 16 October 2012. The route - Moscow Sheremetyevo – Hurghada, Egypt – Luanda, Angola - is presently served twice weekly by an Airbus A320.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Turkish Airlines (TK) has continued its push into the Egyptian market by announcing the start of 3x weekly Airbus A319 operated flights between Istanbul and Hurghada, Egypt to start 17 October 2012.
|Turkish Airlines Africa Network (Updated)|
Turkish Airlines: Istanbul, Turkey - Hurghada, Egypt
-Effective 17 October 2012
- TK702 IST0205 – 0450HRG 319 x567
- TK703 HRG0635 – 0925IST 319 x567
Turkish Airlines has an extensive network in Egypt, serving Cairo, Alexandria and Sharm el Sheikh.