Egypt Independent

EgyptAir hosts a Greek media delegation to stimulate tourism



EgyptAir hosted a 15-member media delegation from the one of largest Greek media institutions, organized by the EgyptAir Office in Athens, headed by Salah Tawfiq, in cooperation with the Egypt Tourism Authority, to visit the tourist destinations in Egypt

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Captain Sherif Ezzat, EgyptAir airlines CEO, said during his meeting with the delegation that the company has ambitious plans to expand in the Greek market and increase frequencies to enhance its presence in this market.

The company currently operates 14 weekly flights to Athens, two daily flights from Cairo International Airport, and two weekly flights from Alexandria on Monday and Friday, he said.

Ezzat added that the company transported about 100,000 passengers between the two countries during the year 2016, and this number is expected to increase this year.

As part of his tour, the Greek media delegation visited the Egyptian Air Training Center to learn about the Center's capabilities and training courses in the field of air transport as one of the largest specialized centers in the Middle East and Africa.