File Photo: EgyptAir Airbus A320. AP
Egypt’s flag carrier EgyptAir announced on Monday the resumption of flights to Accra and Abuja, the capitals of Ghana and Nigeria, respectively, as well as Lagos in Nigeria, later this week.
EgyptAir said it will operate three weekly direct flights to Nigeria starting 8 September and two weekly flights to Ghana starting 10 September.
Booking is available through the airline’s contact centre at 1717, 090070000, or on egyptair.com, the statement noted.
Egypt has resumed flights to a number of international destinations in July after a lockdown was effected on 19 March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Two days ago EgyptAir announced the resumption of flights between Cairo and Moscow mid-September, a few days after Russia announced the resumption of flights to several countries including Egypt.
Egypt has required travellers arriving in the country starting 1 September to present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) lab test result certificate for the novel coronavirus.
Visitors at any of four airports in the Red Sea governorate and South Sinai can take a coronavirus test upon arrival.