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Sharjah Airport welcomes Nile Air’s inaugural flight

Posted: 27 October 2022 | | No comments yet

Arriving from Cairo International Airport, Sharjah Airport welcomed the inaugural flight of Nile Air, the largest private airline in Egypt.

Sharjah Airport (SHJ) has welcomed the inaugural flight of Nile Air, the largest private airline in Egypt, which flew in from Cairo International Airport (CAI). 

The welcoming ceremony organised by Sharjah Airport was attended by several department heads, stakeholders and strategic partners from the authority, alongside Ahmed Oraby, Deputy Chief Commercial Officer at Nile Air.

 Credit: Sharjah Airport

H.E. Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority commented: “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 travellers from both destinations. We are committed to constantly expanding the network of global destinations available to travellers 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.”