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Three new international airlines operate to Hurghada for first time

Three new international airlines to Hurghada International Airport were operated for the first time last week as part of revitalization efforts for air and tourist traffic in the airports of Egyptian resorts.

The Hurghada Airport received the first flight from the Polish Buzz Airlines coming from Katowski Airport, Poland, with 190 passengers on board.

Two flights are scheduled to operate per week from Poland to Hurghada International Airport.

The airport also welcomed its first flight from the My Freighter company coming from Tashkent Airport in Uzbekistan, carrying 171 tourists on board.

Five flights are scheduled from Uzbekistan per month.

And the Hurghada International Airport received its first flight from Fly LiLi coming from Bucharest International Airport, with 183 tourists on board.

A team of public relations at Hurghada International Airport received the passengers and facilitated their arrival procedures.

Members of the the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion office in Hurghada welcomed the tourists and the crews, receiving them with flowers and distributing leaflets and promotional materials about Egyptian resorts.


Recovering tourism

The operating schedules for arrival flights at Hurghada International Airport in the Red Sea Governorate recorded earlier in October the highest arrival rate since about six months, by receiving 112 regular and charter flights from various European airports carrying about 17,000 European tourists.

Back in April, the Hurghada International Airport saw the highest increase in the number of European flights since the start of the Russian war on Ukraine.

According to the announced operating schedules, the airport received 127 flights with an average of 20,000 European tourists spending their vacations in the tourist resorts of the Red Sea.

Under the title “Best places to go for fall: A dozen cool spots around the world,” the famous US website, CNN Travel, published a report in which it listed Egypt among the top 12 tourist destinations to travel to around the world in the fall 2022.

Moreover, Egypt ranked the second most popular foreign destination for Russian tourists in early August with 345,700 trips, and the UAE third with 345,400 trips.

In July, Travel Awaits, a website specializing in tourism and travel affairs, also published  a report where Egypt was ranked ninth among 17 most popular tourist destinations for travelers around the world in 2023, according to travel reservations by international tour operators.

The website described the Egyptian tourist destination as one of the best tourist destinations for having prominent tourist attractions combining culture, history, distinguished geographical location, entertainment and various marine activities.

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