President inaugurates Airport Meridien Hotel

Interim President Adly Mansour on Thursday inaugurated Hotel Le Meridien Airport, a project of the Civil Aviation Ministry’s development plan.
Attending the inauguration were Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy, a number of ministers, ambassadors and governors, as well as state officials and chairmen of companies affiliated to the ministry.
Abdel Aziz Fadel gave a presentation on the services that the new hotel offers to passengers and crews and on the conference halls fitted with modern equipment. He also spoke about other projects at Cairo Airport and other airports.
The hotel caters for the growing transit movement of the airport. It also provides 400 direct jobs and creates many other jobs connected indirectly to the hotel.
The hotel is built over ​​23,594 square meters in front of Terminal 3 and is connected by a bridge to Terminals 2 and 3. The hotel has 350 deluxe rooms, 19 suites and a conference hall that can accommodate up to 400 guests. It also has a business center, four restaurants, swimming pools, a health club and a garage for 80 cars.
“The ministry is investing LE680 million in its projects,” Fadel said.
Mansour also visited the automated train project that links the terminals, as well as the Terminal 2 development project that increases the terminal's capacity from 3.5 million passengers to 7.5 million passengers.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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