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EgyptAir to Operate Direct Route to Bangladesh Starting November 1st

Scheduled to run two flights weekly, the direct EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Dhaka will take a little over six hours from departure to arrival, and will cost around EGP 13,400.

As of November 1st, EgyptAir will start operating a direct flight route between Cairo and Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Scheduled to run two flights weekly, the route will take a little over six hours from departure to arrival, and will cost around EGP 13,400, down from current fares of about EGP 21,200 for connecting flights.


Egypt is a popular destination for visitors from Bangladesh, whether it’s for tourism or for education, with 25,000 Bangladeshi university students currently living in Egypt. Bangladesh meanwhile is ripe with ancient and natural sites for tourists to marvel at, including the ancient city of Gaur, St. Martin’s Island, Ham Ham Waterfall, and the eighth-century Somapuri Mahavihara monastery, a massive quadrangular structure built into a hill that has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site as it had once been a centre for Hindu-Buddhist learning and worship.