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Prices in last days of Ramadan may reach EGP 16,000-EGP 20,000, tourism workers say
American and Korean airlines have transferred their dues until the period of January, says El Zayat
We are negotiating with a number of investors to get seed investment, says El-Masry
Private aviation companies lost 40% of traffic last year due to low tourism
The airline suspended flights after the Russian aeroplane crash last October
Unease over the Nice attack and an attempted coup in Turkey has weighed heavily on the profit forecasts of European airlines, which were already reeling from the turbulence that followed the Brexit vote.
One of the world’s biggest airlines, Cathay Pacific, has confirmed it’s introduced an immediate ban on transporting shark fins on all its planes. The move came after passionate lobbying from conservationists.
Efforts announced to attract tourists from Eastern Europe, North Africa and China
Suspension of EgyptAir flights to Moscow is “a temporary security measure”, says Kirpichenko
Irish budget airline Ryanair has announced that robust demand and cost-cutting boosted its net profit by around a quarter in the first three months of its financial year. The company remains optimistic on outlook. Ryanair said Monday that its net profits jumped by about 25 percent in the three months to June 30, amounting to 245 million euros ($270 million),…
Decision targets increasing bookings for winter season in Luxor, Aswan, and Taba, and in summer for Marsa Matruh
The Marsa Alam area includes investments of over EGP 11bn, area is ready to become a tourism city competing with Sharm El-Sheikh
Online ticket purchases amounted to $1.9bn in Egypt, e-commerce of travel and tourism sector valued at $870m in 2014
EGOTH recorded profits worth EGP 111m between July 2014 and March 2015, says Samir Hassan
Airlines exempted from paying in dollars for a year, import burden disallows continuation, says El Molla
Company expands website and mobile apps to simplify online bookings for customers
Flynas launches seventh route to Saudi Arabia in June
In a bid to improve services at Egyptian airports, new development projects and partnerships are set to balance shortfall in reduced tourism
Almasria Universal Airlines to buy Airbus 320; Nesma Airlines to launch new flights to Germany, Italy
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is running a campaign against Qatar Airways over its monitoring of staff and rules preventing women from becoming pregnant and getting married.
Dubai-based Emirates led the buying spree on Sunday with an order for 150 of Boeing’s new 777 mini-jumbo, in a deal worth $76bn at list prices.
Airline: Best way to celebrate is to communicate with customers
By AFP Artist Tracey Emin unveiled Tuesday the first of nine British Airways planes specially painted to look like golden doves to mark the London 2012 Olympic Games. The exterior designs were done by artist-designer Pascal Anson, who was mentored by Emin. The first “Dove” — an Airbus A319 — has been painted with gold …
CAIRO: RAK Airways recently appointed Excel Travel as its general sales agent (GSA) for outbound travel from Egypt, according to a statement. The UAE national airline launched its Cairo route in December 2010, and now flies to 11 destinations. Omar Jahameh, the airline’s CEO, said, “RAK Airways is now reiterating its position in the Cairo …
By Peter Singer MELBOURNE: We are getting fatter. In Australia, the United States, and many other countries, it has become commonplace to see people so fat that they waddle rather than walk. The rise in obesity is steepest in the developed world, but it is occurring in middle-income and poor countries as well. Is a person’s …