In line with its endless efforts to stimulate movement of tourism and travel, and in continuation of the ongoing plans of development, modernization, and expansion of airline’s network, EgyptAir the national carrier of Egypt and a member of Star Alliance, is proud to announce that it has connected Cairo with Delhi on 4″ August 2023.
Cairo-Delhi route will be served by operating 4 weekly flights with state of art A320neo – airline’s newly acquired aircraft that offers 2 Cabin service with 16 seats in Business Class and 126 seats in Economy Class.
MS973 will depart Cairo on Fridays & Sundays at 11:40 (Cairo time) and arrive in Delhi at 20:45 Delhi time); MS975 will depart from Cairo on Thursdays and Saturdays at 23:50 (Cairo time) and arrive in Delhi at 08:55 the next day (Delhi time).
“India indeed is an important Nation & Market for us. We are delighted to start flights from Cairo to Delhi – the second Gateway apart from the existing operations to Mumbai. This will not only offer a new alternative for consumers for travel but further strengthen relations between Egypt & India and stimulate tourism, travel, and business between the two countries”, says Capt. Mohamed Moussa – Chairman & CEO
Cairo-Delhi route will be served by A320neo aircraft. EgyptAir’s eight A320neos hold an average age of just 1.8 years The carrier holds six Boeing 787-9 in its extensive widebody fleet and is expecting two more Dreamliners in next couple of years. Along with reducing fuel usage by approximately 20% over previous generations, EgyptAir present fleet brings down the emissions by 60%.
The opening of new routes and expansion of EgyptAir’s network is in line with the directives of the Ministry of Civil Aviation to link the Arab Republic of Egypt with various countries of the world through Hub Cairo. EgyptAir has recently added Dhaka in Bangladesh, New Jersey in North America and Manchester in England to its network to serve new customers of the company around the world.
EGYPTAIR based in Cairo, was established on May 7th 1932 as the first airline in the Middle East and Africa and the seventh in the world to join IATA. EGYPTAIR network will help connect from its Cairo Hub to more than 70 destinations in Middle East, Africa, Europe & North America and meet the needs of its customers. EGYPTAIR joined the Star Alliance network in 2008, the largest airline alliance in the world, to offer its customers better flight connections and more comfortable travel.
“I am fortunate that our Management has entrusted me with the responsibility to start and make Cairo-Delhi route successful. India is world’s fastest-growing economy with enormous potential for travel & tourism. My endeavor will be to work along with travel trade partners in India and shift some share of the market on our airline to Cairo and beyond on our vast Network” – Amr All Country Manager North & Eastern India.