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CAIRO - 05 September 2017: Moscow to resume flights with Egypt this fall after Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met during BRICS Summit in China, Putin stated in a press conference.
Having the last inspection of Cairo International Airport, the Russian source revealed that the Egyptian side conformed to the international aviation security requirements especially in Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport (CAI) second terminal. Given this fact, resuming with the Russian Flights after settling the regulatory procedures will be possible.
Expectedly, resumption of Moscow-Cairo flights are said to be begin and be followed by direct regular flights to Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh.
Earlier, a Russian security delegation has visited Egypt and praised the latest security developments made at Cairo International Airport (CIA) second Terminal. The terminal is expected to host flights between Cairo and Moscow in the near future.
The Russian security delegation that arrived on board of 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.