Getting There in Al Qahera - CairoEdit This
Egypt is served by international airports in Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, and Hurghada on the mainland, and at Sharm el Sheikh on the Sinai Peninsula. The largest and most active airport is in Cairo. Alexandria has 2 airports: Borg El Arab Airport and El Nozha Airport. El Nozha Airport is currently under renovation.
There are non-stop flights from most major African, Asian, North American and European cities. Airline tickets must be confirmed before departure. Check with a travel agent in your hotel or contact the airline’s office in Cairo. Most major airlines have offices at the Cairo International Airport and downtown in and around Midan Tahrir.
In recent years Cairo International Airport has expanded into a first-class facility. Despite the fact that it is located to the north of the city, most airlines from Europe approach the airfield from the south. In daylight passengers are offered a spectacular view of Cairo, the Nile, and the Giza pyramids.
All airports are served by EgyptAir. In addition, Alexandria airport is served by Olympic Airlines; Luxor Airport now has direct flights from several European cities via Air France and Lufthansa. Hurghada Airport is also serviced by Lufthansa while Sharm el Shaykh Airport receives charter flights from Germany and France.
Other airports in Egypt are Marsa Alam, Asyut, Aswan, and Abu Simbel.
There is another small airline, Air Sinai, which flies from Cairo to Tel Aviv, Israel.