Russian authorities have adopted a flight program between Cairo and Moscow، media reports said today Sunday. the program includes three flights per week by early February.
Meanwhile the Russian-Egyptian Business Council confirmed that the direct flights between Moscow and Cairo will start from February 1 on Sunday، Tuesday and Thursday every week.
Earlier Russian President، Vladimir Putin officially signed a decree on the resumption of the direct flights between Cairo، and Moscow after 2-year break، Sputnik News Agency reported.
Officials of EgyptAir stated that they are working to complete all needed regulations for resuming flights to Russia.
Also، the company will send the manager of its Russia-based office to Moscow again in order to practically operate Cairo-Moscow flights.
Russia suspended flights to and from Egypt following an Airbus A321 plane crash over the Sinai Peninsula on October 31، 2015، en route from Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg. All 224 people on board were killed in the crash.