EgyptAir Suspends all international flights from March 19

posted on 17th March 2020 by Eddie Saunders
EgyptAir Suspends all international flights from March 19

The Egyptian Government has suspended all air traffic in all Egyptian airports, in an attempt to minimize the spread of Coronavirus, starting this Thursday noon, March 19, 2020, until March 31, 2020, said Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar.

The minister stressed that all tickets booked in this period to be exempted from any fines when it comes to refunding or changing the tickets.

EgyptAir CEO stated that the airline will fly large types of jets on certain flights in order to fulfill the needs of passengers who want to leave or return to Egypt before the aviation suspension that will start on March 19 and end on March 31.

Tourist groups that already arrived in Egypt will be allowed to continue their stay until the end.

Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar stated that the Egyptian airspace is not closed, and that the suspension does not include domestic flights and air cargo.