Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

Russian Experts Inspect Hurghada, Sharm El-Sheikh Airports

Mon 31 May 2021 | 01:32 PM
NaDa Mustafa

A delegation of 12 Russian experts arrived in Egypt Sunday, to conduct a new round of inspections at Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh International airports, Russian News agency "TASS" reported, according to the Egyptian Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation.


The experts will also check the implementation of the security and health measures, the operation of surveillance cameras, the procedures for screening passengers and baggage, ensuring the aircraft’s safety, the procedure for the personnel’s entrance and exit for a runway.


Last month, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Russian Counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed Friday to resume all flights between Egypt and Russia including to resort cities such as Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh.


Sisi received a phone call from Putin and the two leaders discussed bilateral relations, cooperation in the tourism sector, as it was agreed to resume full air traffic between the two countries’ airports, including Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh.


On his part, Sisi welcomed the resumption of air traffic between the two countries, expressing aspiration that this decision would represent an effective momentum towards further advancing bilateral relations between Cairo and Moscow.


Moreover, the Russian president expressed his country’s keenness to strengthen various aspects of the close bilateral relations with Egypt, praising the extended partnership between the two friendly countries, and the tangible achievements made by Egypt in the fields of economic and social development, establishing major national projects, improving the investment climate and developing infrastructure.