Most tourists who choose Egypt for the May holidays still fly to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh.
There are package tours to the resorts of Egypt on the market both on the basis of direct tourist transportation and connecting flights.
A direct flight program from Moscow and St. Petersburg to the resorts of Egypt on the wings of Red Wings is implemented by the tour operator Biblio Globus.
And, direct charter flights from Moscow to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh in cooperation with Egypt Air were launched by the tour operator Fun & Sun (former Tui Russia).
The most popular options for connecting flights to the Red Sea are via Istanbul with Pegasus Airlines or Turkish Airlines. Due to the high cost of these flights, tour operators do not wait here last minute bookings.
According to the observations of tour operators, Sharm el-Sheikh became the leader in demand among Egyptian resorts for the May holidays 2022. It is this South Sinai resort that is most often booked by clients of tour operators Intourist, Tez Tour, Fun&Sun and Pac Group.
Thus, according to Tez Tour, the number of tourists who prefer to visit Sharm el-Sheikh doubled up to 58%, while in the 2021 season the shares of travelers choosing this resort and Hurghada for the May weekend were almost equal.