By Mohamed Attia and Mohamed Abu el-Soud
The Ministry of Civil Aviation held celebrations on Thursday with travellers to mark the 93rd Egyptian Civil Aviation Day, which falls on January 26 of each year. The move came to commemorate the arrival of the Egyptian pilot, Mohamed Sedky, on board the first plane coming from Berlin Airport to Heliopolis Airport, on an exciting journey across Europe amid crowds of the Egyptians who were receiving him in a historic event.
The celebrations included placing banners and promotional placards bearing the slogan of the event inside the departure and arrival halls and the passenger buildings at Cairo International Airport and the Egyptian tourist airports, in addition to placing the event’s logo in all subsidiaries affiliated to the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
The celebrations, which were organised by the Ministry of Civil Aviation media centre, in coordination with EgyptAir and Cairo International Airport, included distributing chocolate, flowers and souvenirs bearing the slogan of the event to passengers who were keen to take souvenir photos at the Cairo airport. Egyptian airports across the country were decorated with the slogan of Aviation Day, commemorating the arrival of the first plane by an Egyptian pilot.
Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Abbas spoke to the aviation workers, on this occasion, in which he congratulated them on the 93rd Egyptian Civil Aviation Day, expressing his thanks and appreciation for their sincere efforts and prominent performance for the advancement of the Egyptian air transport system.
This advancement was manifested through sustaining the development and modernization work, passing periodic inspections, renewing international accreditations, and improving the quality of services provided to customers, which comes at the forefront of the Ministry of Civil Aviation’s strategy.
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