First Flight from Geneva lands at Marsa Alam International Airport

Tourism in Egypt received a boost with the arrival of the first Swiss Air Lines plane from Geneva Airport landing this week. There were 121 people on board.

Passengers were warmly greeted by airport staff bestowing flowers upon them. A public spokesman confirmed that the airport expects to receive another three airlines from Europe before the year ends.

The number have people visiting Egypt has grown steadily with Europeans making up the majority of visitors.

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