Hurghada city in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate on Sunday received its first flight from Hungary’s capital of Budapest since Egypt resumed international flights starting July, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The plane carried 123 Hungarian tourists.
Cairo International Airport on Friday will operate 136 international and domestic flights, carrying around 15,780 passengers, as Egypt on July 1 has officially resumed flights after three-month suspension due to coronavirus.
A total of 58 flights are expected to depart the airport heading to different destinations and carrying 5,218 passengers.
Egypt will resume international flights with some countries under a number of conditions and will receive foreign visitors in the governorates of Red Sea, South Sinai and Matrouh, known for housing some of Egypt’s most popular tourist attractions.
The destinations of the flights from July 8 to 14 will include Baghdad, Guangzhou, Geneva, and Copenhagen, .
Cairo International Airport on Monday received five exceptional flights coming from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, expatriating 735 stranded Egyptians amid coronavirus crisis.
The three-month suspension of international flights were concluded by the Egyptian government’s decision earlier in June to resume flights with the countries who took a similar decision, with some safety conditions. The Egyptian state aims to gradually re
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