Tag: Sharm El-Sheikh

Egypt woes Green Climate Fund to finance six green energy projects

March 9, 2022

Egypt is seeking to obtain billions of dollars from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to finance six green energy projects as the Arab country strives ... Read More

Russian security personnel to protect Russian tourists at sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada Airports

August 10, 2021

Russian security forces have been dispatched to sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada Airports in Egypt as direct flights from Moscow and two resort destinations in the ... Read More

Egypt: UK lifts ban on flights to Sharm el-Sheikh

October 23, 2019

The United Kingdom Tuesday lifted travel restrictions to Egypt’s Red Sea Sharm el-Sheikh resort, four years after the Islamic State group (ISIS) brought down a ... Read More

UK Maintains Flight Ban on Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh Airport

November 10, 2017

Egypt's tourism revenues were hard hit by a travel ban on its popular winter sun destination of Sharm el-Sheikh, which continues to be maintained by ... Read More

Russia, Egypt boost ties after diplomatic row

May 30, 2017

Egyptian and Russian Foreign affairs ministers on Monday discussed bilateral and regional issues in Cairo including the resumption of flights between Russia and the North ... Read More

Egypt: Data Boxes of EgyptAir A320 to be Sent to France for Repair

June 24, 2016

The two black boxes of EgyptAir A320 aircraft which plunged into the Mediterranean in May will be sent to France for repair after the experts ... Read More

Egypt: British Airways Suspends Flights to Sharm El-Sheikh

June 22, 2016

Egypt’s tourism industry Tuesday received another major blow as UK top airline British Airways (BA) announced it was suspending flights to Sharm el Sheikh indefinitely. ... Read More

Egypt-Russia: Putin Conditions Resumption of Air Links to Enhanced Security at Airports

April 15, 2016

Russian President Thursday said air traffic between Egypt and Russia will not resume unless Egyptian authorities agree to enhance security at airports. Russian authorities halted ... Read More

Egypt: 24% drop in Russian tourists’ arrival

February 12, 2016

The number of Russian tourists’ arrival in Egypt has dropped by 23.9% in 2015 compared with 2014 figures. “A total of 2.4 million Russian tourists ... Read More

North Africa Tourism Plummets By 8 % in 2015 Due to Terrorism (WTO)

January 20, 2016

As international tourism grew by 4.4 pc in 2015 to reach a record of 1.2 billion arrivals, the number of foreign tourists dropped by 8 ... Read More