Belal Aqshay، manager of the Turkish Airlines، said that 44 flights take off from Turkey to Egypt weekly. He added that steps will be taken later to launch a direct airline to Luxor according to Yeni Şafak، a Turkish newspaper. He revealed that the weekly Turkish flights bound for four main Egyptian cities. Those cities are Cairo، Alexandria، Sharm El Sheik and Hurgada. Aqshay went to say that Tukish flights to Egypt grew by 20% during the current year. He considered that increase as a positive indicator. There is an intention to increase those flights over the coming period. He expected more increase of Turkish flights to Egypt next year.