flydubai is launching three-times-weekly services to Sohag International Airport (HMB) in Egypt on July 25, 2021.
The new flights to and from Sohag will operate via a short stop in Sharm El Sheikh.
Chief commercial officer, flydubai, Hamad Obaidalla commented on the news: “Egypt is a very important market for flydubai and has a very special place in our journey. Alexandria was among the first routes we operated to in 2009. We are very pleased to see our presence in Egypt grow and we would like to thank the authorities for their ongoing support.
“flydubai is committed to supporting the tourism and trade links between our two countries. We look forward to the start of operations to Sohag which is going to be very popular among our passengers from the UAE and the region,” he added.
The new addition will boost the number of points flydubai operates to in Egypt to three, including Alexandria Borg El Arab International Airport (HBE) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH).
Flights from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB) to Sohag International Airport (HMB) will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Senior vice president of commercial operations – UAE, GCC, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent, flydubai, Sudhir Sreedharan said: “With demand for travel returning we are focused on enabling our passengers to travel with ease to more places around the flydubai network. Sohag is another exciting destination for our passengers to visit whether to go back home to see friends and family or to explore the many historic attractions in the city.”
Sohag is home to fascinating ancient Egyptian history and houses a number of monuments, monasteries and museums.