TRAVELLERS  can now take advantage of a new Egyptair flights from Manchester to Cairo starting on June 1, departing five days a week and offered by specialist Discover Egypt.

Philip Breckner, director for Discover Egypt said: “The new flight will operate Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with a convenient departure time of 14.30 and return landing of 13.30, which allows for same day rail and road connections for holidaymakers all over the north of England and Scotland.”

Discover Egypt offers a range of packages to Egypt including Nile cruises, city stays and Red Sea beach holidays that can all be combined with a stay in Cairo. They are currently offering a 7-night twin-centre package to Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh from just £899 which includes flights from Manchester to Cairo, two nights at the Le Mercure Le Sphinx in Cairo and five nights at the Hilton Sharm Dreams in Sharm El Sheikh, both on bed and breakfast plus all transfers in Egypt.

For those that want to enjoy a Nile cruise, Discover Egypt features a ‘Classic Egypt’ package that includes a night at Mercure Le Sphinx near the pyramids of Giza in Cairo, a 7-night full board Nile cruise on  board the 5-star Viking Princess with 10 guided excursions and 3 nights at Sonesta St George in Luxor is  priced from £1199 per person, including flights, accommodation, plus all transfers in Egypt.

Discover Egypt operate a private dock for passengers going on Nile cruises on board the Viking Princess and Royal Viking plus a free shuttle bus from the dock to central Luxor.

For information and bookings contact the Discover Egypt on 0844 880 0461 or visit