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Marsa Alam Airport to receive 139 flights from Europe

The Marsa Alam International Airport, south of the Red Sea is set to receive 139 tourist flights coming from European airports, carrying about 28,000 tourists of different European nationalities, starting from Saturday until Friday, according to the airport’s operating schedule.
Tourist expert Atef Othman confirmed that tourists from Germany, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic make up the majority of the passengers coming to Marsa Alam.

Recovering tourism

Othman previously confirmed the recovery of tourism in Marsa Alam hotels and resorts, coinciding with the high rates of inbound tourist flights from Europe.

According to Othman, the airport received 18 Italian flights, 19 German flights, 31 Czech flights, 18 Polish flights, five Dutch flights, three Belgian flights, four Swiss flights, two French flights, and one from each of Luxembourg, Austria, Hungary and Lithuania.

The Hurghada International Airport, on October 14, recorded an increase in the number of flights, receiving 83 regular and chartered flights from various European airports carrying about 12,000 European tourists.

The German tourists coming to Hurghada in the Red Sea topped the list of European nationalities.

Resorts and hotels in the Red Sea governorate received more than four million tourists of different nationalities in 2022.

German tourists came at the forefront of the nationalities that arrived in the Red Sea governorate with a total of 1.158 million tourists.

Russian tourists came in second place with a total of 472,000 tourists, and the Czech Republic came in third place with 392,000 tourists, and Poland came in fourth place with 378,000 tourists.

Britain ranked fifth with 190,000 tourists, Italy came in sixth with 166,000 tourists, the Netherlands ranked seventh with 128,000 tourists, Romania ranked eighth with 125,000 tourists, and France ranked ninth with 124,000 tourists.

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