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New EgyptAir service Takes off, Connecting Prague to Hurghada

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EgyptAir on 17 June, inaugurated a new route that will be operated from Prague, Czech Republic to Hurghada, Egypt with thenew route aimed at supporting the tourism links between Egypt and Czech Republic as well as the country’s efforts towards reviving  air travel. The first flight from Prague to Hurghada flew with 97 passengers on-board, according to the airline.

The route will operate twice weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, utilizing the carrier’s Airbus A220-300 equipped with WIFI connectivity with a total of 137 seats. Passengerswill have the convenience to choose from 122 seats in Economy Class and 15 seats in First Class seats located in a separate part of the cabin. 

The flight ticket price includes one piece of checked baggage of up to 23kg in weight, accompanied with free snacks duringthe four and half hour flight with access to the in-flight entertainment system using an own mobile device.

“Direct flights from Prague to popular holiday resorts in Egypt have long been sought after by Czech passengers. We believe that, during the summer season, the new connection to Hurghada will be used by those interested in trips organised by travel agencies and individual tourists alike. We are also glad that an entirely new carrier has decided to service Václav Havel Airport Prague despite the current situation.”

“Moreover, we can see a potential for flights from Prague to other destinations in Egypt, which we are already negotiating with airlines,” said Jaroslav Filip, Director of Prague Airport Aviation Business.

Throughout the 2021 summer season, it remains recommended to passengers with scheduled flights to review all currently valid conditions for travel before the trip.

photo: @ Airbus

By Victor Shalton Odhiambo

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