Al-Ahram Weekly Online   2 - 8 April 2009
Issue No. 941
Sky High
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Flying on rails
By 2011, visitors to Cairo International will enjoy a free and quick train trip when roaming through the airport's three terminals and air mall, reports Amirah Ibrahim
Air transport shakes tourism
Tourism officials say air transport could help Egyptian tourism overcome the impact of a coming recession. Amirah Ibrahim looks into the issue
Challenging winds
The national carrier, EgyptÕs main sky player, keeps expansion plans almost unchanged while the finanacial crisis threatens world airlines to lose $4.7 billion. CEO and Chairman Captain Tawfiq Assi, speaks to Al-Ahram Weekly on crisis challenges and contingency plans

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