Rosturizm: the suspension of flights to Egypt is of a preventive nature

Rosturizm: the suspension of flights to Egypt is of a preventive nature


The Federal tourism Agency figures out how much at the moment, Russian tourists is in Egypt, and establishes the location of each particular person to ensure conditions for its delivery in the Russian Federation.

MOSCOW, 6 Nov. The suspension of air links with Egypt is of a preventive nature, is spoken in the message of the Federal tourism Agency.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed with the recommendations of the Director of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov to suspend flights to Egypt to ascertain the causes of the collapse of the A321. Putin instructed the government to work out mechanisms for the implementation of those recommendations of the NAC and ensure the repatriation of Russian citizens.

“The measures are of a preventive nature. The situation is under control”, — stated in the message.

At the same time on the organization’s website reported that the Federal tourism Agency figures out how much at the moment, Russian tourists is in Egypt, and establishes the location of each particular person to ensure conditions for its delivery in the Russian Federation. Meanwhile, according to various estimates, at the red sea resorts is from 40 to 70 thousand Russian tourists.

The largest disaster in the history of Russian and Soviet aviation took place on 31 October: Airbus A321 airline “Kogalymavia”, which was flying from Sharm El Sheikh to St Petersburg, crashed in the Sinai. Onboard there were 217 passengers and seven crew members. They all died.