Egypt to establish regular air transport route with Sri Lanka
Egypt is to establish a regular air transport route with Sri Lanka, the Egyptian Embassy in Sri Lanka said today.
The very first flights of EgyptAir Cargo, the national freighter of Egypt, landed at the Bandaranaike International Airport on 2nd and 5th August 2020 consecutively.
The freighters departed BIA with a total of 188 tons of Sri Lankan products to export destinations worldwide, benefiting from the broad global network of EgyptAir.
The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Colombo Hussein El Saharty announced that this long-awaited event is considered an inaugural step towards establishing a regular air transport route between Egypt and Sri Lanka, which will broaden the horizons for bilateral trade between the two friendly countries, and through them to the markets beyond.