Marsa Alam Airport receives exceptional flight carrying 75 stranded Egyptians

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Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 03:14 GMT

Marsa Alam International Airport

Marsa Alam International Airport

CAIRO – 30 April 2020: Marsa Alam International Airport received on Thursday an exceptional flight coming from Johannesburg carrying approximately 75 Egyptian passengers stranded.

This exceptional flight was operated amid the suspension of flights at the Egyptian airports, in light the coronavirus spread.

Hotels were allocated to isolate the Egyptians returning from abroad for a period of 14 days, in implementation of the decision of the Egyptian Ministry of Health, to ensure Egyptians returning from abroad are not infected with the new coronavirus.

In April 28, Marsa Alam International Airport received an exceptional flight carrying approximately 148 Egyptian passengers stranded in Indonesia and Oman.

In the same day, an exceptional flight from Bali and Jakarta, Indonesia has arrived at Marsa Alam Airport carrying 147 Egyptians stranded abroad.

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced that it will operate about 22 exceptional flights to return Egyptians stranded abroad until the end of April, in coordination with the Ministry of Immigration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Civil Aviation Authority had announced the suspension of civil aviation in Egypt On March 19.The letter excluded five cases from suspension, including air cargo flights ambulance flights, domestic flights and charter flights enabling the return of tourists after the end of their programs.


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