As international flights have resumed, Egypt is planning to open its borders for international tourists. In order to attract tourists, the ministry held a meeting to discuss incentives.
The meeting was between Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Civil Aviation Minister, Pilot Mohamed Manar.
What are the incentives?
Some of the incentives are discussed below:
- The Ministry of Aviation will give a 50% discount on landing and parking fees.
- Also the aviation ministry offers a 20 % rebate on ground services in South Sinai, Hurghada and Matrouh airports.
- 10 % gallon of fuel has been offered by the Ministry of Petroleum for aircrafts
- There is a 20% discount on entry fee to museums and archeological sites all over Egypt as well as visiting passes. This offer has been announced by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities only for the travelers of Egypt Air international flights.
In order to join cultural tourism along the Nile Valley with coastal tourism on the Red Sea by offering, for the first time, a flight from Sharm El-Sheikh to Luxor. This policy was announced by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities before the COVID-19 pandemic. The first flight flew in February 2020.