During a bilateral meeting held recently between Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Civil Aviation Minister, Pilot Mohamed Manar, a group of incentives was discussed to encourage inbound tourism upon the resumption of International flights on a time to be decided by the Cabinet.
The Ministry of aviation offered a 50 per cent discount on landing and parking fees and a 20 per cent discount on ground services in South Sinai, Hurghada and Matrouh airports. Meanwhile the Ministry of petroleum offered a ten cent per gallon for Airplane fuel.
Also, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has offered the passengers of EgyptAir international flights, a 20 per cent discount on the entrance tickets to museums and archeological sites all over Egypt as well as visiting passes.
Before the Coronavirus crisis, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities adopted a new policy to connect cultural tourism along the Nile Valley with coastal tourism on the Red Sea through providing, for the first time, a flight from Sharm El-Sheikh to Luxor. The flight started its first trip on February 2020.