EasyJet has started selling flights to Cairo for the first time, with a route from Luton launching in October.
Three flights a week will operate to the Egyptian capital throughout the year, starting on October 31.
Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager, said: “We are delighted to be launching flights for the very first time to Cairo which further strengthens our unrivalled short-haul network from the UK and this continues to demonstrate our confidence in the resilient strength of demand for travel from the UK.”
The flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, with Cairo becoming easyJet’s 157th destination.
The airline, which is the UK’s largest carrier to Egypt, currently flies to Sharm-el-Sheikh and Hurghada.
Celebrating the addition of Cairo, Gayward said: “The new route from London Luton to this iconic destination further expands the choice we are offering our customers, providing greater connectivity to the city to support inbound tourism and business travel alike.”
Jonathan Rayner, Luton airport’s chief commercial officer, said: “We are delighted that easyJet has chosen London Luton airport to launch its flights to Cairo.
“As the Egyptian capital, Cairo is home to some truly iconic landmarks and is sure to be a destination of choice for passengers travelling from LLA.
“This is an exciting new addition to our departure boards and underlines our commitment to providing even greater choice as part of the simple and friendly passenger experience that we offer.”
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