Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underscored the importance of upgrading and developing the country’s civil aviation sector.
This includes improving the security systems at their airports as well as ensuring that aviation personnel are up-to-date with the latest innovations, developments and technologies.
Sisi said that doing so would give rise to travel and tourism to their nation, thereby contributing to the national economy. He made these remarks during a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathy.
In a statement released to the press, Official Spokesman for the Presidency Bassam Radi said that Fathy examined the ministry’s proposals for the coming period as well as the financial situation of the EgyptAir Holding Company and its upcoming development strategies.
Fathi also went on to present the company’s future strategies for development, which includes bolstering the number of aircrafts in their fleet to make it more competitive on the global stage.
Fathi also took note that EgyptAir Holding Company had notable capabilities and human resources that allow it to complete its development strategy,.
He also stressed the investment campaign of the company and its affiliated companies until 2021, which seeks to capture the highest return from the services they present.
The meeting addressed the current plans of upgrading the airports across the country to better equip it to accommodate more passengers and offer unique services for them. The meeting also tackled the latest security protocols in the Egyptian airports.
Fathi said that they are currently working on much improved security measures which is comprised of certifying airport personnel and purchasing the latest security equipment and surveillance cameras.