Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 06:22 GMT
EgyptAir aircraft - Reuters
CAIRO – 21 December 2020: EgyptAir on Monday announced suspending flights to and from Oman from December 21 to 29, based on Oman’s directives to suspend flights due to the emergence of a new strain of coronavirus.
“Egypt Air announces suspending flights between Cairo and Muscat until the end of the suspension period or its [probable] extensions,” the Egyptian flag carrier said.
It urged customers with bookings from or two Muscat to visit http://egyptair.com or to call 1717 for further information.
Oman has suspended travel from or to the country, through air, land or sea due to the emergence of a new strain of coronavirus.
EgyptAir earlier suspended flights from and to Saudi Arabia, after the Kingdom closed its doors until more information is available about the strain.
More instructions were also announced regarding people coming from Europe, such as obligatory quarantine and a Covid-19 swab test.