Egypt Air is launching the Dhaka-Cairo flight on 1, November. EgyptAir, the state-owned airline of Egypt, has announced regular flights to Dhaka from November 1. On Saturday (September 11), the airline announced two flights a week on the Dhaka-Cairo-Dhaka route at a hotel in the capital.
“Our Egypt is completely safe and healthy,” said Haitham Govasi, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Bangladesh. Cairo Airport has an RTPCR lab for corona testing of passengers. In addition, everyone in the country has been vaccinated. The hotels are being run with 50 percent guests. Egypt and EgyptAir will invite Bangladeshi travelers and tourists to visit the country to enjoy Egyptian hospitality and visit various cultural traditions.
It will take 8 hours to fly from Dhaka to Cairo, said Syed Ali Sami, CEO, and Director of EgyptAir’s GSA ALO Dhaka Aviation in Bangladesh. He said the launch of EgyptAir direct flights between Dhaka and Cairo would open the door to enormous opportunities for various stakeholders. In addition to Egypt, passengers can travel to Europe and North America.
Syed Ali Sami said, “Currently we operate two flights a week from Bangladesh but in future, we are planning to operate flights 7 days a week.”
It was informed that the airline will have a positive impact on bilateral trade and cargo transport. Bangladeshi students will have the opportunity to study in Egyptian universities. Tourists will enjoy the benefits of multifaceted tourism in Egypt.
EgyptAir operates 69 state-of-the-art aircraft flying to more than 60 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.