Articles Tagged ‘Hurghada’
King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh celebrates multiple route launches with flynas and flyadeal
It has been a busy few weeks at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh in terms of route launches. flynas has started several new routes and flyadeal started its first international service, having previously only operated domestic services.
EgyptAir begins Hurghada to Budapest, while Viva Air Colombia launches Cali to Barranquilla and Santa Marta. Spirit restarts Fort Lauderdale to Cap-Haitien.
EgyptAir started Budapest – Hurghada on 28 November, its second route to the Hungarian capital supplementing Cairo.
Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.
Corendon Airlines started Basel – Izmir on 23 July, with Kayseri launching next month.
Saudi Arabia’s flynas to start 11 new routes this summer, including four airports new to its network: Hurghada, Salalah, Salzburg, and Tirana.
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.
Cairo airport, which has a brand-new terminal, dominates the Egyptian market, but where does the growth take place? What are the networks like from other Egyptian airports? Which country market serves Egypt with 23 flights on 747s this week? And which Egyptian start-up airlines will launch this year?