Tag: Sharm-El-Sheikh

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 […]

British Airways Suspend Flights To Sharm el-Sheikh Indefinitely

Reading Time: 2 minutes British Airways has suspended flights to Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh resort indefinitely amid terror fears in a blow to the country’s tourism. No flights have operated between the UK and the resort after a terrorist bomb brought down a Russian passenger plane in November killing 224 people. The Government suspended flights to Sharm el- Sheik on […]

Moscow and Cairo Agree To Resume Flights As Soon As Possible

Reading Time: 1 minute Direct flights between Russia and Egypt are about to resume, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. They will start shortly in accordance with air safety, said Lavrov after meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry. According to Lavrov, Cairo responded positively to Russia’s recommendations for airport and flight security. “We have agreed that measures […]

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 […]