Cairo International Airport delayed the departure of 3 international flights today، Wednesday due to technical failures and operating conditions.
Sources at the airports said that Ittehad`s flight number 650 to Abu Dhabi was delayed for 2 hours according to technical works.
The Turkish airlines` flight number 693 to Istanbul was delayed an hour for operating conditions.
The sources added that the Ethiopian airlines` flight number 453 to Addis Ababa was delayed also due to operating conditions.
Egyptian International Aviation Company`s flight number 905 to Jeddah was cancelled because the flight was not economically feasible for the few passengers.
Cairo International Airport is the international airport of Cairo and the busiest airport in Egyptand serves as the primary hub for EgyptAir، EgyptAir Express and Nile Air as well as several other airlines.
The airport is located in Heliopolis، to the northeast of the Cairo around 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) from the business area of the city and has an area of approximately 37 square kilometers (14 sq mi). It is the second busiest airport in Africa after OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.