Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16
By Anakhanum Idayatova - Trend:
It is planned to open a direct flight between Baku and Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh city in early June, Fathy Attia, commercial director at Egypt's Air Cairo carrier, said May 16 in Baku.
He made the remarks during a press conference on a new stage of cooperation between Egypt and Azerbaijan in the sphere of tourism services.
"At the initial stage, we will begin with one flight from Baku to Sharm el-Sheikh a week," said Attia, adding that it is planned to open flights from Azerbaijan to other Egyptian cities as well.
Egypt's ambassador to Azerbaijan Suzanne Mohamed Jamil noted that tourism is of strategic importance for the two countries and this cooperation will promote the development of relations in other spheres as well.
Ahmed Shoukry, the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority international tourism sector head, said he considers Azerbaijan one of the important countries for Cairo.
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