Travelers can obtain a free transit visa to enter Egypt and stay for a duration starting from eight hours to 96 hours, EgyptAir announced.
According to a statement on Thursday, the company said that the new visa aims to activate tourism flow to Egypt, as part of efforts to achieve sustainable development goals in line with Egypt’s Vision 2030.
The company stated that this visa can be obtained upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, provided that the passenger goes to the EgyptAir transit office at the airport to fill out the data form upon which they can obtain the visa free of charge.
The Athens 2.2 Airline Marketing Workshop, organized annually by Athens International Airport, has named EgyptAir as the ‘fastest recovered airline’ in Africa, ranking amongst the airlines that bounced back the fastest from the coronavirus pandemic.
The statement issued by the workshop to select the best airlines with Africa, showed that the results were based on the extent of passenger demand for airlines and their success in continuing to operate flights and the density of passengers.
EgyptAir advanced 26 places in the latest global ranking of airlines “Skytrax World Airline”, as it ranked 95th globally after compared to 121st in 2021, while Qatar Airways maintained its first place in the world for the second year in a row.