Florence Devouard wrote:
> However, it seems a fair point to say that in the future, we should
> choose a city where there is an international airport.
I would not treat this as an absolute requirement, but if we must travel
a significant distance from the city with the primary international
airport, the difficulties of getting people to the other city need to be

Please *don't* discount cities without international airports. We are currently working on a bid for Oxford, that does not have an international airport, but excellent links to London ones. The problem with Alexandria was that while the links are good from Cairo, we relied too much on the free shuttle provided by the team, but they were, to be honest, pretty hopeless. Besides, I wouldn't want Oxford to lose out for that one detail, as the airports aren't more than 2 hours by road away, and even less by train.

Al Tally