Articles Tagged ‘Egyptair’

Latest route launches (3 to 9 December)

Latest route launches (3 to 9 December)

EgyptAir begins Hurghada to Budapest, while Viva Air Colombia launches Cali to Barranquilla and Santa Marta. Spirit restarts Fort Lauderdale to Cap-Haitien.

EgyptAir launches Budapest to Hurghada

EgyptAir launches Budapest to Hurghada

EgyptAir started Budapest – Hurghada on 28 November, its second route to the Hungarian capital supplementing Cairo.

TUI operates first UK – Sharm el Sheikh flight in four years

TUI operates first UK – Sharm el Sheikh flight in four years

TUI Airways marks UK return to Sharm el Sheikh from London Gatwick, after four-year restriction is lifted.


Africa has 1,140 international flights within the continent daily; Ethiopian is #1

Africa has 1,140 international flights within the continent daily; Ethiopian is #1

International flights within Africa are up 19% since 2015, with Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir responsible for 60% of this growth. Mauritius – Reunion is now the leading route.

Uganda Airlines returns to African skies

Uganda Airlines returns to African skies

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Uganda Airlines returns after a 20-year hiatus, Air Canada announces Toulouse route, Qatar Airways outlines Langkawi launch date, Alaska Airlines announces eight new routes, EgyptAir gets set to welcome A220 as Air Tanzania’s gets impounded at Johannesburg Airport.

Hurghada traffic up 65% during Q1 2018, however market still down on 2015; 59% of international travellers flying on charter services

Hurghada traffic up 65% during Q1 2018, however market still down on 2015; 59% of international travellers flying on charter services

Hurghada is one of the leading airports in Egypt, particularly given its location close to the popular resorts that adorn the Red Sea coast. A market which has suffered in recent years, Jonathan Ford investigates the resurgence of the airport, and which markets are bouncing back the quickest.


Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport has delivered enviable growth over the past 10 years, with no blips in its inexorable traffic increases. Marc Watkins investigates the Lebanese capital city airport’s most-important carriers and city pairs.

Allegiant Air, flydubai and Transavia post multiple entries in this week's Arch of Triumph competition

Allegiant Air, flydubai and Transavia post multiple entries in this week’s Arch of Triumph competition

Special livery aircraft featuring the Egyptian National Football Team, three airlines with multiple entries, five global regions doing battle, this week’s Arch of Triumph competition has got it all. Which one of the 10 entries will be victorious??

EGYPTAIR establishes Moscow Domodedovo connection from Cairo

EGYPTAIR establishes Moscow Domodedovo connection from Cairo

EGYPTAIR returns to the Egypt–Russia capital route after 28-month hiatus. 


Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

flyadeal joins Saudi Arabian domestic sector scramble; Dubai to be first international route in 2018?

Launched on 23 September, flyadeal, the sister LCC of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is the flag carrier’s attempt to combat the growing presence of other carriers like flynas and SaudiGulf Airlines. We look at where the fledgling carrier is presently operating and try to understand where it might fly to next.

Air Algérie seat capacity up 7.5% in 12 months; Budapest and Porto among new destinations; 31% of traffic flown on domestic routes

Air Algérie seat capacity up 7.5% in 12 months; Budapest and Porto among new destinations; 31% of traffic flown on domestic routes

Air Algérie is the national airline of Algeria, operating to destinations across Africa, Europe, North America and Asia. Its biggest airport operation is Algiers, with the capital airport occupying 34% of the airline’s weekly seat capacity. We take a closer look at the carrier’s development and growth in recent years.