A fast growing city, Lahore is the capital of the Punjab province in Pakistan. It is culturally rich and reflects the vibrant past of the region and the country as a whole, through its architecture, cuisine and people. Lahore has seen the rise and fall of various empires – the Ghaznavids, Ghurids, the Mughal Empire, the Persian Empire, the British Empire and so on. Today, Lahore is an important hub of trade, economics, politics, and various other sectors. Being a beautiful city, rich in traditions and historical significance, there is a lot to see and do when you visit Lahore. Lahore houses some of the oldest Pakistani universities. It is a melting pot for art, literature, music, and film enthusiasts. The Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens, are the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in the city. A growing number of low-cost airlines now offer cheap air tickets to fly to different locations to and from Lahore.
The Allama Iqbal International Airport, also known as the Lahore International Airport, is located 15 km away from the city centre. It is the third largest civil airport in the whole of Pakistan and has a terminal solely dedicated for Hajj pilgrims. There are 3 terminals in the airport – general, Hajj terminal and cargo terminal. Turkish Airlines, Saudi Gulf, Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways etc. are some of the major airlines that operate here.
Cairo needs no introduction. However, most of us only know about Egypt through books and popular movies. Being anywhere in Egypt, especially Cairo, is like being transported to another world. Labeled as ‘the city of a thousand minarets’, Cairo is the cradle of the world’s oldest civilization – the great Egyptian civilization. Though time has played its role in transforming almost every aspect of Egypt, the remnants of the ancient Egyptian Kingdom are scattered throughout. You cannot miss the Pyramid of Giza – one of the Seven Wonders of the World when you are in Cairo. Other than the pyramids, Cairo houses scores of other cultural and historical heritage sites, museums, churches, temples, mosques and more. Cairo is the best destination to plan a family vacation if you have not already!
The Cairo International Airport is the biggest and the busiest airport in Egypt. All major airlines operate to and from Cairo, thus connecting the city to scores of major destinations across the world. It is also the second biggest airport in the Africa continent next only to O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. The airport is a hub for EgyptAir Express, Nile Air, EgyptAir and many other airlines. You can book all major flights to and from Cairo with Ejazah.com.