Egypt’s Resorts Become Even Closer and More Affordable for Russians

Rosaviatsia announced the expansion of the geography of regular flights from August 27 to Egyptian resorts from 49 Russian cities.

“The number of flights on the Moscow-Hurghada and Moscow-Sharm el-Sheikh routes is also increasing, from 5 to 15 flights per week,” Rosaviatsia said in a statement.

The Federal Air Transport Agency received applications from 13 Russian airlines for flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh on 90 routes.

In addition to the Rossiya airline, flights will be operated by Aeroflot and Siberia airlines from Moscow to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh.

Aeroflot will have up to seven flights a week on each route, while Siberia will operate one flight a week to Hurghada, and two flights a week to Sharm el-Sheikh.

The number of flights from Moscow will also be increased by Rossiya Airlines to 7 flights on the Moscow-Hurghada route and 6 flights on the Moscow-Sharm el-Sheikh route.

Ural Airlines will start flying on the Zhukovsky – Hurghada route, and Azur Air on the Zhukovsky – Sharm el-Sheikh route.