CAIRO, November 13. /TASS/. Air Egypt has received an official notification from the Russian authorities on the suspension of flights to Moscow as of November 14, Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Mohammed Hossam Kamal said on Friday.
An official letter on the termination of flights was handed in to the head of Egypt Air’s office in Moscow.
The reservations made earlier will now be transferred to other airlines, Hossam Kamal said.
Earlier on Friday, Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) sent a telegram to Moscow’s Domodedovo airport where Egypt Air had been making three flights a week. The telegram said the flights would be banned provisionally.
The press service of Russia’s national flag carrier, Aeroflot, said air communication with Egypt would be suspended as of December 1, 2015, to March 27, 2016.