Monday, October 17, 2011

EgyptAir lags behind Jordanian, Libyan airlines

EgyptAir's business declined in the North Africa region after facing stiff competition from Jordanian and Libyan airlines. Two factors leading to the lost business is the fact that Jordanian Airlines is transporting Gazan pilgrims from Al Arish Airport to Jeddah and Libyan airlines is carrying passengers from Cairo to Benghazi.Ticket prices for a Cairo to Jeddah flights can be as much as 5,000 EGP (U.S. $837.50) while other airliners offer tickets at half that prices, sources claim.