Egypt Independent

German airline to resume flights to Hurghada in July



Employees in Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate tourism sector confirmed that German charter airline Condor will resume flights to Hurghada and seven other destinations starting in July.

The decision offers the promise of a gradual return of European tourism to Egypt in the coming months.

Bashar Abu Talib, head of Red Sea Tour Guides, confirmed Condor’s flight schedule for the 2020 summer season, which includes flights from eight German airports to Sylt Island in the North Sea, and to eight countries outside Germany, including Egypt, Turkey, Croatia, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Morocco.

Planes will fly to Hurghada Airport in Egypt, the airports of Kreta, Kos, Rhodos, Kurfu, Lefkas, Kalamata, Zakynthos, Samos, Kavala, Skiathos, Mykonos, Santorini, Volos and Thessaloniki in Greece, the airports of Teneriffa, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, Pama de Mallorca, Ibiza, and Jerez de la Fronterain in Spain, Antalya airport in Turkey, Sardinia and Calabria airports in Italy, Larnaca and Paphos airports in Cyprus, and Agadir airport in Morocco.

Abu Talib added that Condor’s flights to Hurghada will depart from Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hannover, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Berlin and Schönefeld on Monday and Thursday every week.

Condor announced protection measures during the trip, saying that face masks will be mandatory on board all of its flights until August 31, 2020, after which the situation will be reassessed.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm