News Listings for Aswan

  • ​Egypt eyes Arabian lift for tourism with new routes

    News | 06 May 2014 20:53 | Graham Dunn

    EgyptAir and Air Cairo are to launch flights from Hurghada into Jeddah and Kuwait respectively as the Egyptian tourism ministry looks to neighbouring Arabian markets to help revive its key tourism industry.
  • EgyptAir and Aegean agree codeshare

    News | 16 Oct 2013 15:31 | Oliver Clark

    Aegean Airlines and EgyptAir have signed a new codeshare agreement.
  • Egyptian start-up Sun Air to begin ATR 72 operations

    News | 08 Mar 2006 15:48 | Kerry Reals

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Sun Air, a second new Egyptian charter carrier, is planning to launch domestic operations in the near future using an ATR 72-210 turboprop.<span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <u1:p></u1:p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>While initial details are still unclear, a Sun Air official tells <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>ATI</i> the carrier plans to begin charter services from <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:City u2:st="on"><st1:City u3:st="on"><st1:City u4:st="on">Cairo</st1:City></st1:City></st1:City></st1:City> to the Red Sea resorts of El <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Gouna</span></span> and <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Sharm</span></span> el Sheikh, and is also considering introducing flights to <
  • ADP to run five Egyptian regional airports

    News | 20 Dec 2004 15:48 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>French airports operator Aeroports de Paris (ADP) has secured the second of two concessions to manage Egyptian airports, having been awarded a deal to run five regional facilities in the country.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>ADP’s contract will run for six years and cover the airports of Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel. The concession period becomes effective from March next year.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The company already manages Marsa Alam Airport in Egypt.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Together the five regional airports handle around 10 million passengers per year.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin
  • Cairo Airport to be managed by Germany's Fraport

    News | 20 Dec 2004 11:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Egypt’s capital airport Cairo International is to be managed by Frankfurt Main Airport operator Fraport for an eight-year period following an international tender centred on two Egyptian management contracts.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Egyptian authorities have been seeking managers for Cairo International and, separately, for five regional airports in the country: Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada, Abu Simbel, Aswan and Luxor.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Bidders have been entitled to pursue both programmes. But under the rules of the tender a successful bidder can only secure one of the two contracts.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“From the outset Fraport had ind
  • Spanish charter start-up Bravo targets 16 July launch

    News | 10 Jun 2004 17:35 | Maria Wagland

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Proposed Spanish start-up Bravo Airlines is planning to launch charter operations on 16 July serving North Africa and European destinations.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Madrid-based carrier will operate services with a pair of Boeing 757s on lease and is currently negotiating with an undisclosed European operator regarding the aircraft.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Airline CEO Miguel Castro says: “We are a Madrid based operator and will start operations on 16 July.”</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>He adds the airline will start by operating flights to Egyptian destinations such as Aswan, Cairo, Luxor and Sharm-el-Sheikh as well as to Senegalese capital Dakar.