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EgyptAir to resume flights to Japan in October

Posted 12 June 2017 · Add Comment

EgyptAir is to operate a direct flight from Cairo to Narita, Japan and connect it to Egyptian tourist cities in winter flights schedule starting from October 29 with a frequency of one flight per week on Saturdays.

EgyptAir and the Japanese side are working together to have necessary permissions to resume these flights", said Safwat Musallam, chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Holding Company.  

Captain Sherif Ezzat, chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Airlines said that it is time to operate this route after implementing the company’s fleet development and upgrading plan and adding new B737/800 NG aircraft, used on short and medium- haul routes, with the latest technology and luxury means. Thus the wide types used for long- haul flights, including the Japanese market that EgyptAir targeted but postponed operating flights there due to supply and demand in the last period. "It is planned to operate new flights to Narita aboard the company's latest B777/300ER aircraft that accommodate 346 passengers," he added.   

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