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Russia mulls resuming direct flights to Egypt

Russia’s top diplomat has announced Moscow’s intentions to resume flights to Egypt after 2015’s aviation tragedy. Metrojet, the downed aircraft’s operator, was banned from undertaking domestic and international flights.

Deutsche Welle

Tourism raises the white flag

The Ministry of Antiquities’ debts to the Ministry of Finance and contracting companies were reported at EGP 4bn in mid-December 2015 compared to the close of 2014 when the debt was reported at EGP 3.7bn.

Basma Ragab

Aqaba to offer alternative to Sharm El-Sheikh?

Days after the Russian plane crashed in Sinai, the UK halted all flights to Sharm El-Sheikh until the results of the investigation were revealed. Russia shortly followed suit by cancelling all flights to and from Egypt. The Tourism Board in Jordan adopted new measures to encourage Russian tourists to visit Jordan, offering an alternative to …

Maya Nawar