Articles Tagged ‘Sharm El Sheikh’

Wizz Air announces Cardiff base; <i>all</i> 9 routes will have direct competition

Wizz Air announces Cardiff base; all 9 routes will have direct competition

With Cardiff becoming the fourth base for Wizz Air UK but with competition on all routes, we examine why it’s happening. There’s a clear opportunity.

The UK ends ban to Sharm El Sheikh; it had 1.2 million passengers

The UK ends ban to Sharm El Sheikh; it had 1.2 million passengers

The UK ban to Sharm El Sheikh has been lifted. In 2015, 15 UK airports had service to Sharm, carrying nearly 1.2m passengers.

Egypt's traffic up 35% in three years; local start-ups attacking Egyptair monopoly

Egypt’s traffic up 35% in three years; local start-ups attacking Egyptair monopoly

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?


Egyptian market prepares for increased deregulation

Country Focus: EgyptEgypt is preparing itself for increasing deregulation. We take a look at the current situation. How has demand fluctuated during the last 10 years? Which are the country’s leading airports? How much does seasonality impact operations? We look at how traffic has fluctuated from various EU markets and what EgyptAir is doing to protect its dominant domestic position.