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Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saria said the attack on Abha airport “hit its targets” and air traffic was disrupted at both Abha and Najran. All three locations are in southwest Saudi, near the border with Yemen.
Hurghada International Airport witnessed a significant increase in the number of passengers, recording 431,000 passengers versus 230,000, up by 87.4%. Aircraft traffic at Hurghada airport recorded 3,300 planes, compared to only 2,000 in the same month last year
Passenger traffic grew by 2.6% in all local airports through June. According to statistics issued by the Egyptian Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation (EHCAAN), the traffic reached 1.9 million passengers during June, compared to 1.8 million passengers in the same month last year. Passenger traffic at Cairo International Airport declined by 16.5% to …
Investigations into the incident are currently ongoing after the Russian citizen tried to board a plane to Istanbul
A Russian delegation is set to arrive in Cairo to inspect security measures at airports
Travel website “Sleeping in Airports” asked users to vote in its annual survey for the world’s best airports, ranking their experiences according to a range of factors. Here are the results:Four European airports made the top ten. According to users, Munich airport is the best in Europe and ranks number 5 in the world.
The Russian parties demanded the provision of these devices, and that airports be ready for inspection, says EHCAAN chairperson
Ground services lost more than EGP 300m when Russia halted its direct flights to and from Egypt
The resumption of direct flights between Russia and Egypt is simply “a matter of time”, says civil aviation minister
Police and customs officials have visited Ryanair bases at six German airports to interview ‘contract’ pilots on hiring practices. Prosecutors say the probe relates to two British firms servicing the budget airline.
The Egyptian side is taking the Russian recommendations seriously, says Neradko
Egypt recently passed an audit by the International Civil Aviation Organisation
The hijacking incident could push the ongoing decline in tourism, officials say
UK and Russia recently sent delegations to review security in Egyptian airports
The results of this report will clarify the volume and the scope of the additional measures to be taken, says Russian official
Egypt accepts US offer to assist in Russian plane investigations, says Foreign Minister
Finance is for first phase of initial feasibility studies needed to establish shipping line connecting Mediterranean Sea and Lake Victoria
Official opening will be in March 2016, airport capacities are being expanded to promote tourism
Tourism ministry launches new stimulus programme for charter flights beginning in November with special subsidies for Luxor, Aswan, and Taba
Self-service fees in Egyptian airports rise to $45, $60 and $78, according to weight of aircrafts
1,323 cases and 730 deaths in Central and West Africa
Civil Aviation Minister Wael al-Maadawy has been in talks for several days with airport and security officials as well as the heads of companies affiliated with the EgyptAir holding company that runs the national carrier.
Workers say they have been calling for reform for many months
Hurghada Airport to receive EGP 1.6bn renovation grant, plans to increase passenger capacity to 13.5 million travellers annually