Russians began to buy tours to Egypt


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In Russia began selling tours to Egypt resorts, reports video News Service.

Package operator Tez Tour includes direct flights to Cairo with the airline Aeroflot, and then arranged transfer to the resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada. Arrivals in hotels are planned three times a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday), according to the flight programme of the airline. The cost of the tour in a five star hotel for two people will cost 1.3 thousand dollars.

In companies Anex Tour and Tui tours to Egypt have not yet sold. According to the representative Anex Tour, the reason is in the complexity of organization of transfers from Cairo to Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada and other resort towns.

A decree on the resumption of regular flights with a Cairo, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed in early January, 2018. Thereafter, the militants allowed the tour operators to sell tours to Egypt flight to Cairo. Regular flights “Aeroflot” on the route Moscow – Cairo – Moscow will be performed from April 11, three times a week — on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Flights between Russia and Egypt was discontinued in the fall of 2015 after the collapse of the Sinai to the plane of the Russian airline “Kogalymavia” during the flight Sharm El Sheikh — Saint Petersburg. On Board 217 passengers and seven crew members were killed. The incident was described by the FSB as a terrorist act. Russia has promised to resume flights only after Egypt will strengthen aviation security measures.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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