Egypt Air is seeking to attract more guests in its Nigerian route with new fares which the company described as unbeatable among competitors.
Addressing tour operators and agents in Abuja on Thursday, the Abuja manager of the airline, Tareq Medany said the new offers which were free of tax “are the cheapest fare ever in Nigeria”.
He appealed the tour operators and agents to assist them in reaching out to Nigerian international air travelers.
“We need your help to promote our fares. We cannot succeed without you,” he appealed to the agents.
Some of the new offers on return ticket include: Abuja-Cairo; $288, London $237, Dubai $219, Beijing $283, Jeddah $325, Istanbul $320 etc, all in economy class.
Speaking on the Russian run airbus that crashed killing all on board in the Egyptian skies recently, Medany said the incident was a one in many years, assuring that aviation in his country remained safe.
“Investigations into the crash are still ongoing to determine the cause of the crash. In Egypt, there is no problem with safety in the aviation industry,” he said.
He also assured that the airline management was working to deploy bigger aircraft on its Abuja route to improve on the experience of its customers.
Earlier, some of the tour operators had requested for improvement on their equipment such as wide bodied aircraft.
The Egypt Air established in 1932 is the seventh national airline to be established in the world. A member of Star Alliance, it started business in Nigeria the 70s and opened its Abuja route in 2009.