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EgyptAir suspends flights to Oman as of Friday

The move comes in accordance with the Gulf country’s decision to suspend trips from 16 countries over coronavirus fears

Ahram Online , Wednesday 5 May 2021
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EgyptAir announced on Wednesday the suspension of flights from Egypt to Oman as of Friday 7 May, a statement by the national airline read on Wednesday.

The move comes in accordance with the Gulf country’s decision to suspend trips from 16 countries, including Egypt, until further notice over coronavirus fears.

The decision was announced by the Omani Supreme Committee to deal with COVID-19, according to the Oman News Agency.

The Egyptian carrier said Omani nationals, diplomats, healthcare workers and their families are exempted from the decision.

The airline urged customers with bookings from Cairo to Muscat to contact its call centre at 1717 or visit one of its offices.

The Gulf country has introduced a series of restrictions recently in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus. It has recorded a total of 198,572 cases, including 2,071 deaths and 180,547 recoveries.

Egypt’s total tally of COVID-19 infections has reached 231,803, including 173,341 recoveries and 13,591 deaths.

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