in Route Planning & Tourism

Germania Fluggesellschaft commences flights to Sharm El Sheikh

Posted 3 November 2016 · Add Comment

Germania Fluggesellschaft has resumed flights to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.

Through to June 2017, the airline with the green and white livery will fly non-stop with one service on Mondays, from each of Munich and Dusseldorf in Germany to the beach and diving paradise. With this decision, Germania joins a number of other European airlines, becoming the first German airline to fly to Sharm El Sheikh since the end of the temporary flight ban imposed by the German Department of Tourism.

“After careful analysis and evaluation of the situation in Sharm El Sheikh, Germania is responding to requests received from tour operators and is reintroducing regular flights,” said Sieghard Jähn, Germania Fluggesellschaft’s accountable manager.  Security lapses at the airport had become evident in connection with the crash of a Russian passenger jet above the Sinai Peninsula last year. “Together with several international experts, our Security Manager personally took part in several evaluations.  The airport’s safety procedures have been considerably improved over recent months and are now in line with international requirements.”

Over the last few years, Egypt has become a popular destination for holiday makers who enjoy diving and snorkelling. Sharm El Sheikh, in particular, offers a spectacular underwater world and complements holiday offers available in Hurghada. “In the coming winter season, we are delighted to offer holiday-makers seeking rest and relaxation, as well as water-sports enthusiasts, another opportunity to spend their holiday by the Red Sea”, Jähn added.

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

A new way to Scout out web booking

An innovative new charter sales platform, Jet Scout, has been introduced to the African and Middle East market. Vincent Chappard finds out why it is receiving a positive reaction.

Travelport and Nesma Airlines announce new long-term agreement

Travelport and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement.

SAA and Hawaiian Airlines launch new interline partnership

South African Airways (SAA) and Hawaiian Airlines have established a new interline agreement, that provides new and convenient flight options for both SAA and Hawaiian customers travelling between the Hawaiian Islands and Southern

Eye spy in Africa

Increasing terrorist threats have led to a massive increase in special mission aircraft in Africa. Alan Warnes looks at the latest situation.

Fastjet appoint new CCO

Fastjet has appointed Sylvain Bosc as new CCO. Bosc previously worked at South African Airways.

IATA: Global Standards, Cooperation and Data Key to Keeping Aviation Safe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation safety stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to a safety framework based on global standards, cooperation and dialogue, and effective use of data.

EBACE17 SK0103240517
See us at
Aviation Festival BT25114617GroundHandling BT0303280917EBACE17 BT0103240517