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Russia hopeful Egypt would sign aviation security agreement

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich relayed that Moscow is expecting Cairo to sign an aviation security agreement that has been prepared. “Initially, we said that there should be a security agreement. It has been prepared. I believe that Egypt is ready to sign it, otherwise the discussion would not have resumed,” Dvorkovich said. Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sopkolov has indicated that regular flights between Moscow and Cairo could begin …

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Russia’s decision to lift ban on commercial flights to Egypt sends “very positive message” to British government

The UK tourism chief of Egypt has raised hopes that the UK may resume flights to Sharm el Sheikh airport, after expressing that Russia’s call to lift a ban on commercial flights to Egypt sends “a very positive message” to the British government. Russia slapped a ban on all flights to Egypt in November 2015 after the tragic crash of Russian charter flights Metrojet 9268 that killed all 224 passengers …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signs decree approving resumption of air traffic with Cairo

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree, ratifying the resumption of commercial air traffic with Cairo. Putin has signed off on the changes that have been made to the 2015 decree that put a stop to all commercial passenger flights to Egypt. The amendment would allow flights to Cairo but not to other Egyptian destinations. The initial suspension was made then after the crash of a Russian flight in …

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Russia and Egypt sign agreement that would lead to resumption of Russian flights to Cairo

Russia and Egypt are taking positive steps that are paving the way for the resumption of Russian flights to the latter’s capital of Cairo. The two nations signed an agreement on cooperation on civil aviation security, announced Russia’s Transport Ministry. The Ministry also quoted Russian Minister for Transportation, that the agreement would permit flights to Cairo to continue in February 2018. Moscow put a stop to civilian air traffic to …

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Egypt and Ghana signs MoU to boost aviation ties

Egypt’s Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fatthy has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with his counterpart from Ghana, Cecilia Dapaah, which would boost relations between the two nations. According to the Civil Aviation Ministry, the MoU is part of a campaign to promote cooperation and an exchange of experience in the field of civil aviation Dapaah had an eventful stay in Cairo, convening with Fatthy and other ministry officials. She then …

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Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister off to Russia to finalize air security protocol

Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sharif Fathi is headed to the Russian capital of Moscow to work on the procedures essential for the resumption of direct flights between Russia and Egypt. The Ministry’s Spokesman, Bassem Sami, disclosed this to the public. “On Thursday morning, the minister will fly to Moscow for finalizing procedures to resume air communications between the two states,” he said. “The visit will last two days, until Saturday. …

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Egypt and Russia discussing return of Russian aviation to Egypt

Russian President Vladimir Putin Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi discussed ways on how to hasten the steps needed to resume direct passenger flights between their two nations. Putin’s visit to the country has sparked hopes, especially for those in the tourism sector that a major breakthrough in returning Russian aviation and tourists to Egypt might be possible. The return of Russian tourism is a high priority for Sisi during Putin’s …

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Egypt President stresses significance of developing country’s civil aviation sector

Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi underscored the importance of upgrading and developing the country’s civil aviation sector. This includes improving the security systems at their airports as well as ensuring that aviation personnel are up-to-date with the latest innovations, developments and technologies. Sisi said that doing so would give rise to travel and tourism to their nation, thereby contributing to the national economy. He made these remarks during a …

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Ghana and Egypt to form partnership in aviation industry

Ghana’s Aviation Minister Abena Dapaah announced that her country and Egypt would be working together in the aviation industry. She mentioned that apart from the technical aspect, areas like training of cabin crew, ground handling and safety would also be given priority. Dapaah made the pivotal announcement when she met Egyptian Minister of Aviation, Sherif Fathi Attia, before the start of the African Air-show. She emphasized that the staging of …

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