Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:03 GMT
EgyptAir flight - File
CAIRO, July 21 (MENA) - Chairman of the Holding Company for Egypt Air Roshdy Zakaria said that the company will increase the number of international flights to 35 as of August 1 within the framework of the decision to resume regular international operations.
In statements on Tuesday, Zakaria said that the company will operate flights to 17 destinations in Europe instead of 16.
He added that the company is currently operating regular flights to Amsterdam, Athens, Brussels, Budapest, Paris, Copenhagen, Rome, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Munich, Milan, Vienna and Larnaca.
It will operate flights to seven destinations in Africa instead of five after adding two other destinations N'Djamena in Chad and Nairobi in Kenya as of August 1, he added.
The company is currently operating regular flights to Addis Ababa, Juba, Dar es-Salaam, Tunisia and Khartoum in Africa, he noted.
The company is scheduled to operate flights to seven destinations in the Middle East instead of five after adding flights to Baghdad and Erbil in Iraq as of August 1, he said.
It is currently operating regular flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Beirut and Bahrain in the Middle East, he said.
He noted that the company is currently operating regular flights to three destinations in North America; Washington, New York and Toronto and one destination in the Far East region, which is China's Guangzhou city.
EgyptAir also scheduled to operate 15 international flights on Tuesday to transport nearly 1,900 passengers to 14 destinations.
In a statement, the company said that it will operate flights to London, Athens, Milan, Paris, Rome, Frankfurt, Manama, Khartoum, Beirut, Dar es-Salaam, Addis Ababa, Washington, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The company will also operate exceptional flights to Riyadh, Jeddah and Istanbul, in addition to domestic flights and air freight, according to the statement.