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EgyptAir to launch direct Tel Aviv-Cairo flights next month

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13.09.2021

EgyptAir, the national airline of Egypt, is slated to operate direct flights between Cairo and Tel Aviv early next month, The Times of Israel has learned.

Once flights start following the Sukkot holiday, there are expected to be four direct commercial flights a week between Ben Gurion International Airport and Cairo.

Currently, the only flights between Israel and Cairo are operated by Air Sinai, a subsidiary of EgyptAir, which operates the flights in unmarked planes without the Egyptian flag. The Air Sinai flights between Tel Aviv and Cairo have operated continuously since the 1980s in order to fulfill the terms of the 1979 peace deal between Israel and Egypt, but were kept discreet amid lingering hostilities between the nations.

Once flights are relaunched by EgyptAir, they will be operated by the airline’s fully marked aircraft.

Also on Monday, Israel lifted the travel........

© The Times of Israel


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