Russia Resumes Flights To Egyptian Resorts After 6 Years

This ban was basically a tit for tat move but now it’s all set.
The prime objective is as followed:-
Russia resumed flights to Egyptian Red Sea resorts on Monday, ending a ban that had lasted almost six years following the bombing of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people onboard.
The local branch of the Islamic State group said it downed the plane over Sinai in October 2015, shortly after the aircraft took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. At the time, Russian officials insisted that security procedures at Egyptian airports were insufficient.
Early on Monday morning, EgyptAir flight MS724 took off from Moscow with 300 tourists. Hours later, the Airbus A300-330 landed in Hurghada, a popular Red Sea destination, Egypt’s national carrier said in a statement. The Russian plane was welcomed by a ceremonial “water salute” on touchdown and Russian tourists, most of them wearing facemasks, were greeted with flowers and balloons upon disembarking.
Russia’s state aviation agency Rosaviatsiya authorized eight Russian airlines to operate flights to Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh from 43 Russian cities. However, the list does not include St. Petersburg, the fate of the doomed Russian plane downed over the Sinai.
For now, Rossiya, a subsidiary of Russia’s state flagship airline Aeroflot, appears to be the only Russian airline with scheduled flights to the two Egyptian Red Sea resorts from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. Its flight FV5361 is scheduled to land in Hurghada early Monday afternoon and flight FV5633 will land in Sharm el-Sheikh an hour and a half later.

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