CAIRO – 9 October 2020: After 7 months of suspension, the state-owned EgyptAir resumed on Friday its flights between Alexandria and Dubai International Airport at a rate of 3 flights per week, with the launch of discounts on flights for the first week.
It is in light of the plan set for the gradual return of international flights to many countries around the world.
Meanwhile, Egypt Air announced the resumption of its direct flights this month, from Cairo to Muscat (the Sultanate of Oman) at a rate of two flights per week, and Amman (Jordan) at a rate of two flights per week.
In addition to this, Kigali (Rwanda) flights resumed with one flight a week, Johannesburg (the largest city in South Africa) two flights per week, and Entebbe (Uganda) with one weekly trip.
As yet, the number of destinations to which Egypt resumed its flights increased to more than 47 stops, providing more options for EgyptAir's customers.
The Cairo International Airport authorities have already taken all precautionary measures to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation implemented the government’s decision to ban entry to Egypt without a PCR test proves that the arrival is free from the COVID-19 disease.
The Ministry applies all preventive measures in accordance with the instructions of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health to ensure the safety of travelers and arrivals. This is by reducing congestion, especially in the places of counters and passports, inspection for the entry of passengers and elevators inside the airport.
In past March, Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouli, announced the suspension of air traffic in all Egyptian airports, as part of the state's efforts to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.