Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 11:27 GMT
EgyptAir flight - FILE
CAIRO – 18 January 2021: Egypt’s flag-carrier, EgyptAir has set new measures on flights heading to UK and France to protect travelers from contracting Coronavirus.
The new measures come as part of the precautionary procedures announced by both UK and France on flights to its lands. Accordingly, EgyptAir demands its travelers heading to UK as of Monday to bring a negative PCR test at least 72 hours ahead of the travel date as a must to be able to board the plane. Children below 11 years old are exempted from this test.
The same procedure was announced by Paris, going effective as of Monday.
EgyptAir explained that the PCR test result should be printed in both French and English only. In case the passenger did not provide a PCR test, he will be obliged to enter a 14-day quarantine on his own expenses in coordination with the French authorities.