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Italy, UK, Mexico praise Egypt on repatriation flights

The Egyptian authorities helped in arranging several flights as part of efforts to repatriate foreigners in the country. The flight suspension was enforced at all airports in Egypt, as part of state efforts to control the further spread of the coronavirus.

Nihal Samir

EGYPTAIR mission in Jeddah gets ready for pilgrimage return flights

EGYPTAIR pilgrimage mission in Jeddah held an  initial intensive meeting to discuss easily  return flights to  Egypt, according to a press statement of the company early this week. Mission Cheif, Mohammad Abdel Wahab,  affirmed his company’s collaboration with the Saudi authorities and pilgrimage stakeholders to ensure committing airports procedures in Jeddah and Madina Munawara.  On 15 August, EGYPTAIR ended …

Daily News Egypt

EgyptAir awaits notification from Russia to start booking Moscow flights

EgyptAir is awaiting notification from Russian authorities on the approved flight schedule that was sent to the Russian side after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to resume flights between Cairo and Moscow in February. A source at the company told Daily News Egypt that as soon as the schedule is approved (three weekly …

Ahmed Saad

Op-ed review: Egypt-Russia relations, resumption of flights

Friendship with the Russians was the theme of two full-page opinion pieces by the leaders of state-owned daily Al-Akhbar. This follows President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Egypt last Monday, which witnessed the signing of the Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant deal. The newspaper’s CEO Yasser Rizk’s op-ed was titled “Egypt and Russia: a friendship that doesn’t …

Amira El-Fekki

House of Lords members demand resuming flights to Sharm ELSheikh

An action request which is equivalent to the Egyptian parliament briefing call, was submitted by 40 members from the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, demanding the acceleration of lifting the travel ban and resuming flights to Sharm El-Sheikh since the Egyptian government has implemented all procedures to secure and develop Egyptian airports. Most …

Nihal Samir