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Russia resumes flights closer to winter

Fri, Sep. 22, 2017
CAIRO – 22 September 2017: Russia will resume flights to Egypt closer to winter, Vice-president of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Yuri Barzykin stated Monday.

Tour operators will arrange programs for up to two weeks, Barzykin added.

Having the last inspection of Cairo International Airport done, Barzykin told “Parlamentskaya Gazette” newspaper that the Egyptian side conformed to the international aviation security requirements especially in Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport (CAI) second terminal.

Egyptian resorts are always in demand, especially during the fall and winter seasons due to the environment and climate conditions, he explained.

Earlier, a Russian security delegation had visited Egypt and praised the latest security developments made at Cairo International Airport (CIA) second terminal. The terminal is expected to host Cairo-Moscow flights in the near future.

The Russian security delegation that arrived aboard a Turkish flight from Istanbul was comprised of five security experts accompanied by a number of Egyptian security officials and senior officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Tourism, and employees of the Russian “Aeroflot” airlines. The delegation is expected to report the observed developments at the security level in the airport to the Russian government, which will inform their decision for the resumption of Russian flights and tourism to Egypt.
 
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