Air travelers in the Washington area could see non-stop service to Egypt’s capital starting over the summer.
Egyptair has announced plans to run service from Cairo to Washington Dulles International Airport, starting in early June.
According to the Website www.routesonline.com, the carrier would fly from Cairo to Washington three times per week, departing at 11:30 p.m. and arriving at 5:40 a.m. the following day. The return flight would depart Dulles as noon and arrive in Cairo at 4:50 a.m. the following day.
Service would be on Boeing 787-900 aircraft.
Egyptair is a member of the Star Alliance, which also includes United Airlines, the dominant carrier at Dulles.