The first incoming flight from Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy, landed in Sharm el-Sheikh Saturday.
"Of course, major tourist destinations are the basis. Possibly, Egypt will reopen now. This is a route with vast potential. It will help the company a great deal," he was quoted by TASS news agency.
Many citizens around the world are overwhelmed by the desire to travel after their suffer from lockdown and precautionary measures under the Coronavirus pandemic that is still recording high infection and death rates.
Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Ehab Nasr described the recent full resumption of flights between Egypt and Russia as “a big and positive development.”
As per the Russian government’s decision, citizens coming from the 29 countries are allowed to arrive in Russia via transit flights.
Essam Ali, owner of a tourist bazaar in Hurghada, said that Russian tourists love shopping and roaming in the streets of Hurghada.
“Russian tourists always felt they were home when they are in Egypt,” said tourism expert.
All tourist facilities and hotels in the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheik and Hurghada are prepared to receive the Russian tourists in the upcoming period
Despite its strategic location, a park surrounding Kharga Airport in Egypt’s Western Desert has been neglected for around 20 years.
Amr Abo el-Enein has been appointed as an interim chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company.
The passengers were received by a public relations team at the airport with roses, amid adhering to the precautionary measures against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The meeting took place in Islamabad, where the two sides agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
An increase in the number of the hot-air balloon rides has been witnessed, where more than 60 rides flew over the past week in Luxor city, Upper Egypt.
Egypt’s Ambassador to Berlin Khaled Galal said that the number of tourist flights coming from Germany to Hurghada will increase in March.
The announcement came one day after Egypt reopened its aerospace for Qatar to resume air traffic with Doha following a 3-year hiatus due to the Gulf crisis.
Egypt reopened its airspace with Qatar on Tuesday and announced the resumption of flights between the two countries.
The UAE will cooperate with Qatar to settle down all the disputed issues through talks, Belhoul noted.
Themed “Spend Winter in Egypt”, the initiative should go into effect as of Friday, January 15 and will last until Sunday, February 28.
This comes few days after the Egyptian flag carrier, EgyptAir, announced resuming flights returning from the Kingdom
“Egypt Air announces suspending flights between Cairo and Muscat until the end of the suspension period or its [probable] extensions,” the Egyptian flag carrier said.