British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

posted on 22nd July 2019 by Justin Burns
British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

British Airways (BA) suspended flights on Saturday (20 July) from Heathrow Airport to Cairo International Airport for seven days starting as a precaution to allow for an assessment of security there, the airline said in a statement.

The carrier said: “BA constantly review the security arrangements at all the airports around the world, and has suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment.

BA currently operated a daily service from Heathrow to Cairo and flights will continue to be suspended between the capital cities until next Saturday, 27 July.

Egyptair is continuing to fly twice daily between Heathrow and Cairo – and flights from UK airports to other parts of Egypt are still scheduled.

Lufthansa also stopped flights between Cairo and Frankfurt and Munich but they resumed yesterday (21 July).