Deputy Head of Azerbaijan's Gabala region Aghasaf Abil Adil on Thursday hailed the launching of a direct flight route between Baku and the Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh, saying the move is expected to contribute to increasing tourism, trade and economic exchange between the two countries, Egypt Today reports. Earlier today, the two countries agreed to open the first direct air route between the two cities, with a view to facilitating means of transportation and boosting bilateral economic relations. Speaking to MENA, Adil lauded Egypt's economic reform program and the underway mega national projects, as well as the country's efforts to eradicate terrorism and extremism. Egypt and Azerbaijan look forward to fostering bilateral cooperation in the different fields, in particular the tourism and economic ones, he said. The Egyptian embassy in Baku plays a vital role in reviving bilateral relations, he added. Cairo and Baku hope the launch of the direct air route could … [Read more...] about News.Az — Your Window to the RegionAzerbaijan’s official hails launch of direct air route bet. Baku, Sharm El Sheikh
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Among the numerous flights that are expected to be launched to accommodate the increasing number of tourists visiting Sharm El-Sheikh are flights from Azerbaijan to Sharm El-Sheikh that will start operating on November 8, according to South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda. South Sinai Governor Fouda revealed on Monday, Oct. 22 that Sharm El-Sheikh attracts global interest, confirming that the city will witness a huge number of tourists, including Russian tourists, in 2018-2019 winter season. In the same context, many Russian tourism companies expect that once charter flights to Egyptian resorts are resumed by the end of 2018, tourist inflow to several cheap world resorts such as the United Arab Emirates, India, Vietnam, and Thailand will decline. The tourism sector is one of Egypt’s main foreign currency earners; it has suffered badly from the travel ban that turned the once 100 percent occupied resorts to empty buildings. Tourist inflow to Egypt peaked in … [Read more...] about News.Az — Your Window to the RegionAzerbaijan to launch direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh in Nov.
The tour package costing $599 covers airline tickets, all-inclusive seven-day overnight transfers and travel insurance Direct charter flights from Baku to Egypt, Sharm El-Sheikh, will open in the coming winter season, PASHA Travel Deputy CEO Ildirim Ganbarov has said at an event, dedicated to the presentation of charter flights, AZERTAC reports. According to him, the flights will be operated once a week on Thursdays from November 8, 2018 to May 16, 2019. The flights will be implemented by Pasha Holidays and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL). The Sharm El-Sheikh international airport offers for tourists the opportunity to obtain visas on the spot. The tour package costing $599 covers airline tickets, all-inclusive seven-day overnight transfers and travel insurance. According to Ganbarov, the flights between the two countries will give impetus to expansion of tourist exchange and strengthening of tourism ties, pave the way for the development of business ties. It will be the second regular … [Read more...] about News.Az — Your Window to the RegionCharter flights to open from Baku to Sharm El-Sheikh
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 21 Trend: Charter flights from Baku to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, will open in the winter season of 2018-2019, the Azerbaijani State Tourism Agency said in a statement Sept. 21. This will be the second charter flight regularly implemented by the Azerbaijani side. The first flight was organized to Montenegro. The flights will be operated once a week on Thursdays from November 8, 2018 to April 4, 2019. The flights will be implemented by Pasha Holidays and Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL). The flights between the two countries will give impetus to expansion of tourist exchange and strengthening of tourism ties, pave the way for the development of business ties. The Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport issues visas to tourists on the spot. According to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan, trade turnover with Egypt in 2017 amounted to $8.05 million, of which $1.48 million fell on the export of Azerbaijani products to that country. Egypt's Air Cairo opened direct … [Read more...] about Charter flights to open from Baku to Sharm El-Sheikh
BRITISH holidaymakers are still travelling to Sharm El Sheikh – despite the UK flight ban. Tourist travel to Sharm was suspended in December 2015 after a Russian passenger plane was blown out of the sky, killing 224 people. The Foreign Office has since warned against all but essential travel by air to the area, but while most Brits have been put off, die-hard fans continue to visit. They avoid the ban by making a detour via Cairo or Istanbul airports, paying for special travel insurance that covers the holiday. Here, they tell Sun Online Travel why they continue to visit – despite warnings from their own government… “There is nothing to fear" Charna Jones, 53, from Crick in Northamptonshire is returning to Sharm this summer after three years away Housewife Charna Jones, her Tesco warehouse worker husband Mark and their 18-year-old daughter travelled to Sharm El Sheikh in both 2014 and 2015 – staying for a month on their last visit. But they … [Read more...] about British tourists STILL holidaying in Sharm El Sheikh – despite the UK flight ban