Egypt, UAE in talks to revitalize aviation links

Arab News: Egyptian and Emirati officials met to discuss revitalizing bilateral air traffic links, Egypt’s Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a statement.

The meeting was held between Mohamed Manar, Egyptian minister of civil aviation; Hamad Saeed Al-Shamsi, UAE ambassador to Cairo and its permanent representative to the League of Arab States; and Saif Mohamed Al-Suwaidi, director general of the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority.

The Egyptian ministry said that the talks focused on the fallout from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and its repercussions for the aviation industry, as well as efforts to revitalize the sector as part of a wider bid to restart tourism between the two Arab countries.

Egypt is taking steps to upgrade tourism services at 30 key Egyptian museums and archaeological sites to help boost revenues.

Arab Contribution Time: 10-Jun-2021 09:20 (GMT)
Arab Last Update Time: 10-Jun-2021 09:20 (GMT)