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Sharm El Sheikh Airport Tops List of Fastest-growing Airports in Africa

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport ranked first in Routesonline's list of fastest-growing airports of 2019.

Staff Writer

According to Routesonline, a global leading aviation network, Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is the fastest-growing major airport in Africa of 2019. The list ranks the airports according to the year-on-year increase in the number of departure seats, as claimed by the OAG Schedules Analyser.

The airport has been ranked the third busiest in Egypt. With 1.49 million departure seats available, compared to 1.16 million seats last year, it has demonstrated a 28.9% increase in capacity. 

The Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is not the only Egyptian airport to have made strides this year, with Hurghada International Airport coming up top and ranking third on the list.