I guess in part the reason for the high number of stops is for financing purposes, but I don't think the A300-600ST has sufficient range to operate a non-stop or even 1-stop service to Asia. I'm sure someone can explain this better.
it truly is impressive how the whole world has united in aide of this terrible disaster.
As for HRG, apparently they are also picking up some relief equipment from Hurghada.
On a normal day at Egypt's second largest airport, the A320s and B757s are the most common. The 737 and Russian jets are also common. LTU's scheduled weekly MUC
-HRG A333 flight (LT658) is the largest regular visitor followed by DE
's 763 (DE168) and A332s from Livingston, Eurofly (and previously Volare before they went under). MS
commonly use widebodies during the summer.