Air Canada will start operating direct flights to the Cairo International Airport on Wednesday, May 4, after a 6-month hiatus due Coronavirus.
The company said that their agents can book travel tickets through EgyptAir’s call center (1717) or through the Egyptair.com website, or visit the company’s offices or the nearest tourist agent.
Libya’s Afriqiyah Airways launched a direct flight to the Cairo International Airport after a hiatus that has extended for eight years
The Kuwaiti authorities determined that the number of arrivals should not exceed 1,562 passengers per day.
The resumption of the crossing came upon the directives of the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to facilitate travel movement for the Palestinians stranded at the crossing.
A further decision to increase the number of flights on these destinations, including from other cities of our country, will be made as a result of the Russian delegation's visit to Egypt to assess the epidemiological situation.
The Russian aviation authorities are working on the return of flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh as soon as possible.
As per the Russian government’s decision, citizens coming from the 29 countries are allowed to arrive in Russia via transit flights.
President Sisi welcomes the resumption of flights between Egypt and Russia, hoping that this decision contributes to advancing bilateral relations between the two countries.
The tourist flights will be operated from Prague to the cities of Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada, and Marsa Alam.
The global air traffic is severely affected by the COVID-19 and it is resumed very slowly.
More than 8,000 lawsuits were adjourned over this period, including a large number of pending cases, with several defendants on remand.
Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov said that it is difficult to say when exactly the charter flights could resume between Egypt and Russia.
The resumption of the fights came into forces following the signature of the decree, the new agency added.