CAIRO -28 March 2022: The first EGYPTAIR flight MS863 took off from Cairo International Airport to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with the beginning of the operation of the new airline between the two countries, in continuation of the National Company's ambitious plan to expand its network to reach many significant points in Africa.
EGYPTAIR is keen to provide more new points through its airlines network that reaches about 70 direct points around the world, including 19 points in Africa, in addition to more than 40 other points using the “codeshare” flights,in spite of the COVID-19 repercussions, which had its negative impact on the Air transport industry.
EGYPTAIR flights to Kinshasa will operate at a rate of 3 flights per week on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays with the company’s B737-800 aircraft, which accommodates 24 seats in the business class and 120 seats in the economy class.
Kinshasa Airport will receive the first EGYPTAIR flight with the tradition of spraying water to celebrate the operation of the new airline between the two countries.
EGYPTAIR offered a 35% discount for travelers from Cairo to Kinshasa till next April 15th,and will double the travel miles for members of the Frequent Flyer Program traveling between Cairo and Kinshasa until April 27th..