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Hijacker first demanded the pilot to head to Turkey before the plane was rerouted to Cyprus
An EgyptAir flight which departed from Borg El-Arab airport near Alexandria was hijacked Tuesday morning and forced to land in Larnaca airport in Cyprus, state radio and EgyptAir reported. The flight was scheduled to land in Cairo at 7.15am. A passenger with an explosive belt threatened the pilot, Omar El-Gamal, EgyptAir tweeted on its official …
Airline is allowing free-of-charge ticket modification
EgyptAir receives 70% reduction for on-ground services fees at Marsa Alam airport, hindering other airlines from providing cheap flights
The protocol also stipulates that EgyptAir will provide all facilities for the HSC’s sports teams. Meanwhile, HSC will join EgyptAir’s marketing campaign and develop advertisements with the airline to be posted in the club’s two branches, located in Heliopolis and Shorouk City.
An MoU will be signed to establish a regional centre for plane maintenance in Egypt, says chairman
1.6m Arab tourists visited Egypt last year, accounting for $1.5bn of $7.3bn tourism revenue
Chamber of Printing Industries decides to sue EgyptAir for $5m in compensation
The deal is part of the airline’s development and modernisation plan until 2025
Decision is reaction to Russia’s suspension of flights without reason, says ministry spokesperson
Operators disappointed by disappearance of ‘guests’ and assure tourists that Sharm El-Sheikh is safe
The officer said shops open around 12 pm, and around 1 pm the shops were open but there was no one to serve.
A 25% discount rate is expected to last until February
South Sinai is among governorates of 2nd phase of parliamentary elections that will take place on 22-23 November
Crowded streets were filled with foreign and Egyptians tourists and investors with taxis and busses packed. Loud lively music echoed at the Naama Bay strip. Hotel occupancy rates were at their highest and restaurants were fully booked. That was the scene eight months ago during the Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. Now, the …
“Before the plane incident, we at least had money to buy our needs, now we don’t,” they say
Before the Russian plane incident each driver made at least EGP 700 per day, now we barely make EGP 150, driver says
Egyptians head to the city to improve tourism
Negotiations on highest level still ongoing says Egyptian Civil Aviation minister
Unemployed pilots in Egypt escalate their demands of finding job opportunities, holding officials accountable for corruption
Indian, UAE and Chinese companies competing for first phase of Airport City project, EGP 1.4bn to develop airports in 2015
Blue Sky Group tourists during 2014 placed at 570,000 tourists
Direct route with 3 flights a week from Cairo to New Delhi to begin service in October
Company expands website and mobile apps to simplify online bookings for customers
The joint-brand credit card was launched through the “Mileseverywhere” initiative, which offer client new benefits.
With the swearing in of the new government, Daily News Egypt reintroduces the cabinet’s returning economic team and profiles the newly appointed ministers, discussing the main agenda and challenges they will have to tackle.
In a bid to improve services at Egyptian airports, new development projects and partnerships are set to balance shortfall in reduced tourism
During fiscal year 2012-2013, the company’s profits hit EGP 104m, almost tenfold the previous year.
Egyptian airspace is open for regular air traffic and none of the foreign communities requested to leave the country.
Events stemming from the fallout of the protests and sit-ins held by supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi near the Rabaa Al-Adaweya Mosque and in Al-Nahda square, have postponed the project being brought before the cabinet and the Ministry of Investment.