Getting There in Egypt
Egypt is easy to reach by air from various parts of the world. A considerable number of air companies fly to and from Egypt . The national airline Egypt Air flies from several cities in Europe and from most major cities in the Middle East and North Africa . It also flies from a number of sub-Saharan cities, including Addis Ababa
, as well as from New York
, Bombay , Singapore
, Kuala Lumpur
and Osaka . Its daughter company Air Sinai flies from Tel Aviv
Many other companies fly to Cairo from their home bases, including (at least) Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Aeroflot, Czech airlines, Malev, Aegean airlines (Athens), Turkish airlines, Aerosvit Airlines (Kiev), Emirates Airways, Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi), Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, Oman air, Qatar airways, Yemenia Yemen Airways, Middle East Airlines (Beirut), Royal Jordanian Airlines, Syrian Arab Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airways, Libyan Arab Airlines, Tunis Air, Air Algerie, Royal Air Maroc, Sudan Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, South African Airways, Korean Air and Singapore Airlines.
There are also charter flights from several cities in Europe , many of which land at various locations in the tourist areas.
Those who want to avoid flying can reach Egypt by ferry from Aqaba
(Jordan) to Nuweiba or by train from Khartoum
to Wadi Halfa
from where there is a steamer on the Nile which runs weekly to Assuan
. There is also said to be a direct bus from Amman
, but passengers should be aware that their passports will be stamped by Isreali authorities along the route. Travellers from Saudi-Arabia may try a ferry from Jeddah
. There seem to be no ferries at present from Europe.
October 03, 2006
by everett lanthier (2 points)
February 25, 2008
by ingvar (1 point)
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