Tag: A321 crash

Egypt And Russia Agree To Resume Gradually Air Flights From October

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia suspended air service with Egypt following the crash of a Russian A321 passenger jet in Sinai. Air flights between Egypt and Russia may be resumed in October already, Egypt’s Al-Masry Al-Youm said on Sunday referring to high-ranking officials at the Egyptian civil aviation authority. “The parties have agreed to resume step by step the […]

Egypt Contradicts Bomb Theory on Metrojet Crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Egyptian investigators for the Metrojet Airbus A321 crash say it has not received “information indicating unlawful interference” or a “terrorist act” in the Oct. 31 crash, contradicting statements made by Russia’s Federal Security Police in mid-November that “a self-made explosive device equivalent of up to 1 kg of TNT” had been set off on board. […]

Two Weeks Since Russia-Owned A321 Crashes in Egypt

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two weeks ago, on October 31, the biggest tragedy in the history of Russian civil aviation occurred when a Russian-owned Airbus A321 with 224 people on board crashed while en route from Egypt’s resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg. All aboard were killed. According to the FlightRadar24 company, the A321 plane’s rapid fall […]

Russian Embassy and Emergencies Ministry to Help Tourists in Egyptian Airports

Reading Time: 1 minute Several working groups, including of the Russian embassy in Cairo, the Emergencies Ministry and the Russian Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism) were sent to the airports of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada to help Russian tourists return to their homeland, a statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry said Sunday. “Joint working groups of the Russian embassy in […]