Air Egyptair launches new link between Cairo and Douala
The airline Egyptair will launch in three weeks a new connection between Cairo and Douala, in extension of its line towards N'Djamena, announces Air Journal. She has just received the third of six expected Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. From July 21, 2019 according to Airlineroute, the Egyptian national airline will offer three flights per week between its Cairo base and Douala airport, operated by Airbus A320 that can accommodate 16 passengers in Business class and 129 in Economy; departures are scheduled Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 8:15 to arrive at 11:25 Ndjamena then at 14:05 in Douala; the return flights leave Cameroon at 14:50 and Chad at 17:30 to land at 22:30 in Cairo. Egyptair will be without competition on this route not yet open for booking, the N'Djamena - Douala route being also offered by Tchadia Airlines. The Cameroon airport has just announced the establishment next Monday of new security measures, previously provided by the police and Customs: they will then be operated by the CCAA Operation Unit, "including inspection screening of passengers and their cabin baggage, persons and effects carried, vehicles, and hold baggage and cargo; static and dynamic monitoring of vulnerable areas and points; application of security measures on the city side to the PARIF of the ETO'O junction and to the entrances of the terminal and the passenger terminal ". In addition, additional searches carried out by the airlines will now be conducted at the one-stop screening offices for passengers and their cabin baggage (GUIF) at the entrances to the boarding lounges.