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New direct flight to link Hangzhou and Cairo

Date: 2019.09.25 Author: Celia Tang

According to Air Cairo, a new direct flight will be opened since November 29th. The new flight will link Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, and Cairo, the capital city and the biggest city of Egypt.


The flight will be operated by Boeing 787 aircraft of Air Cairo twice a week. The flight MS953 will leave Cairo at 01:55 local time. It will arrive in Hangzhou at 18:55 Beijing time. The flight time is 11 hours. The return flight MS953 will depart from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport at 00:05 Beijing time and arrive at Cairo International Airport at 06:35 local time.


Hangzhou City is honored as “Heaven on Earth”. The West Lake is undoubtedly the most renowned landmark, noted for the scenic beauty that blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites. It is also the south end of the famous Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. This location has made Hangzhou as an importation hub city both in history and in modern China.