Fly out from Dubai to say hello to Cairo on October 28 with flydubai
Air travel demand between the two cities is rising
Low-cost carrier flydubai will launch daily flights from Dubai City to Cairo City from October 28, 2023, as demand for travel between the two cities continues to grow exponentially after the pandemic era.
The new route is between Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Sphinx International Airport (SPX).
With the upcoming launch of daily flights from Dubai to Cairo and vice versa, Dubai-owned flydubai will serve the Egyptian market with 17 weekly flights, including day-to-day operations to Alexandria Borg El Arab International Airport (HBE) from DXB.
Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer of flydubai, said: “We are pleased to announce the start of operations in Cairo in October.
“flydubai is committed to creating free flows of trade and tourism between countries and enabling more people to travel conveniently and more often.
“I would like to thank the authorities for their support in launching operations to Cairo’s Sphinx International Airport, and we look forward to growing the traffic on this new entry point to the city over the years.”
SPX is located on the road between Cairo and Alexandria, 45km from the pyramids of Giza.
The new airport serves the residents of the Greater Cairo districts and the governorates of Fayoum and Beni Suif.
SPX is a short drive from Egypt’s leading historical and archaeological sites and facilitates connections with Egypt’s Red Sea resorts, including Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada.
Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations (UAE, GCC, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent) at flydubai, said: “Egypt is a significant market for flydubai.
“The new daily service will provide our passengers from the UAE, GCC and CIS regions with more options for travel to Cairo through Dubai’s aviation hub.”
These are the new flydubai Dubai-Cairo sector prices: Return Business Class fares from DXB to SPX start from AED5,500, and Economy Class Lite fares start from AED1,250.
Return Business Class fares from SPX to DXB start from EGP32,500, and Economy Class Lite fares start from EGP9,400.
Featured image: The iconic Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza, near Cairo City. Image: flydubai