Once a shabby affair, Cairo's newer Terminals 2 and 3 fall in with international expectations.
They might be 4500 years old, but there's change afoot around the Pyramids of Giza.
A note for your own security: always use Uber or its Middle Eastern equivalent, Careem.
It's not the flashiest airline, nor is it the cheapest, but EgyptAir's your best bet for direct flights in and out of Cairo.
When arriving in Cairo airport never, ever park and walk to the terminal.
Ancient history, lively streets and desert adventure await.
In Egypt, where horses and donkeys are still an important part of local life, there is concern about the treatment of some of the animals.