- Joe Breitfeller
Aeroflot Launches Service to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt
Aeroflot has launched regular daily service from Moscow to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, two of the most popular leisure destinations for Russian tourists.
On Monday (October 4, 2021), Aeroflot announced the restart of long-awaited service from Moscow to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. Both routes will be operated daily, as Egypt remains a top leisure destination for Russians. In addition to enjoying beach holidays at the popular beach resort destinations, travelers can take short sightseeing tours to Cairo and to visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings. Tickets are now available for booking on the Aeroflot website and via the airline’s call center.
Aeroflot is the flag carrier of Russia and a proud member of the global SkyTeam® alliance. During 2020, Aeroflot carried 14.6 million guests and when the Aeroflot Group subsidiaries are included, the total rises to 30.2 million passengers. The airline holds a 4-Star rating from Skytrax World Airline Awards and has been awarded a five-star global airline rating by APEX. According to Cirium’s On-Time Performance Review, Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline for 2019. The carrier has also received a five-star rating from OAG for flight punctuality. In 2021, Brand Finance, a leading brand strategy consultancy, declared Aeroflot the strongest brand in Russia, as well as the “world’s strongest airline brand.” According to Bain and Company research, Aeroflot ranks fourth in the airline industry for digitalization.