Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Cairo, British Airways Stays Grounded
|07/22/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The German airline Lufthansa resumed daily direct flights to Cairo on Sunday after a one-day suspension due to unspecified safety concerns.
But British Airways still has all its flights to the Egyptian capital grounded and plans to keep them that way for six more days.
The two airlines on Saturday abruptly canceled all flights to Cairo after the British government warned of a “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
Egypt’s minister of civil aviation, Lt. General Younes Elmasry, on Sunday expressed frustration that the airline suspended flights without consulting Egyptian authorities. He met with Britain’s Ambassador to Egypt Geoffrey Adams and said read more >>>