EgyptAir will now commence non-stop flights to Dhaka in Bangladesh by November 2021, using its Airbus A330-30 aircraft.
The agreement was signed by Mohamed Wael Al-Demerdash, EgyptAir VP commercial sector, and Sami Said Ali, ALO Dhaka CEO, and was witnessed by Captain Amr Nabil, Chairman EGYPTAIR Airlines, and the Ambassador of Bangladesh in Egypt.
EgyptAir intends to operate in this new route as part of its recent drive to increase productivity and profits following the economic slump caused by the covid-19 pandemic.
According to Capt. Amr Abu El-Enien, Chairman and C.E.O of EGYPTAIR holding company, the Egyptian national carrier signed an agreement with ALO Dhaka Aviation to begin the non-stop scheduled flights between Dhaka and Cairo by 1 November and flying two times per week on Mondays and Thursdays.
The Cairo-Dhaka route will see the use of EgyptAir’s Airbus A330-300 with 301 seats which are equipped with Flatbed seats in business class, in addition to personal screens in all classes and an in-flight entertainment system with multiple options.
Currently, Gulf Air Bahrain, Nile Air, Saudia, Etihad, and 13 other airlines offer flights from Egypt’s Luxor Airport to Dhaka Airport hourly.
Some covid-19 travel restrictions are being lifted in Bangladesh.