Nile Air, Egypt’s largest private airline, arrived at Sharjah Airport on its debut trip from Cairo International Airport. On Friday and Sunday, the carrier will operate two flights every week between Sharjah and Cairo. Sharjah Airport’s welcoming event was attended by various department leaders, stakeholders, and strategic partners from the authority, as well as Ahmed Oraby, Deputy Chief Commercial Officer at Nile Air.
H.E. Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said: “We are delighted to welcome Nile Air to Sharjah, and are pleased that they chose the emirate as a new destination to enhance air connectivity for travelers from both destinations. We are committed to constantly expanding the network of global destinations available to travelers and attracting new international carriers to Sharjah Airport, in line with the Authority’s aspirations to support tourism movement between the two destinations. This will also help meet our customers’ growing demand for travel and will support our strategy to strengthen Sharjah Airport’s position as a global aviation hub for passenger travel.”
Ahmed Oraby added: “We are pleased to have launched operations connecting Sharjah and Cairo international airports, especially at a time when Sharjah is witnessing an accelerated pace of development, not to mention its importance as a destination of great cultural and historical significance, which also makes it a unique tourism hub as well.”
Oraby further complimented Sharjah Airport Authority personnel for their exceptional assistance in implementing Nile Air’s expansion of operations to the UAE in compliance with the highest international accuracy and quality standards, demonstrating the Authority’s sensible leadership principles and governance.
Nile Air, Egypt’s first and largest private airline, joined the UAE market in 2016. In Egypt, the airline runs a fleet of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft and provides its clients with both economy and business-class options, giving them simple and pleasant alternatives.
Sharjah Airport provides a comprehensive range of services and assistance to all of its partners to maintain smooth operations and to meet the changing demands of its customers and passengers, assuring their pleasure and satisfaction.