EgyptAir to launch Dhaka-Cairo flights from May 14
EgyptAir, the national flag carrier of Egypt, is scheduled to start flights on Dhaka-Cairo route from May 14.
The airline had initially received permission from Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) to operate weekly two flights – on Wednesdays and Sundays to and from Dhaka, sources at CAAB said.
The resumption of flights on this route would boost tourism, trade, and business between the two countries, aviation expert said.
In the absence of direct flights, about 35% of passengers flew to Cairo via Dubai.
EgyptAir Airlines operates in over 81 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
The airline is headquartered at Cairo International Airport, its main hub.