File Photo: An EgyptAir airplane (Photo: EgyptAir Website)
Egypt will resume direct flights to Oman, Jordan, Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa starting October, the country's flag carrier EgyptAir said on Sunday amid tough safety and hygiene measures due to teh coronavirus pandemic.
EgyptAir has resumed flights to 47 destinations after a four-month hiatus, including the five newly announced destinations, the company said.
EgyptAir will operate two weekly flights to both Muscat and Amman. Kigali will receive a single flight per week starting 8 October while Johannesburg will receive three weekly flights starting 9 October.
The flag carrier offered special discount on tickets for these trips during the first week of resumption.
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.