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Air service between Moscow and Cairo will resume on February 1

18 December 2017

Egypt and Russia's transportation ministers signed in Moscow on Friday a protocol to resume flights between Cairo and Moscow for the first time since 2015, starting February 2018, Egypt's aviation ministry said in a statement.

The drop in tourism revenues, a main source of foreign hard currency, exacerbated a dollar shortage in Egypt that in turn affected imports.

Flights between the countries were suspended in 2015 after a Russian passenger aircraft was downed over the Sinai killing 224 people on board.

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Since the crash, Egypt has been implementing tighter security measures in its airports to meet Russian demands, with the aim of restoring Russian tourism.

Egyptian tourism officials and those working in the field pin hope on the return of Russian tourists as a springboard for future revival of the tourism sector in the most populous Arab country.

Earlier on Friday, Sokolov said that that Cairo International Airport has satisfied all the Russian requirements for aviation security.

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Days after a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Cairo, Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy and Russian Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov penned the agreement on Friday afternoon.

Sokolov says Russian Federation isn't talking about resuming charter flights to Egyptian resorts as yet.

During Putin's visit, the two countries signed a deal for Russian Federation to begin construction of Egypt's first nuclear power plant. "We will continue our negotiations regarding the decision on the rest of Egypt's airports", Fathi added. The numbers greatly declined after the Russian plane crash in 2015.

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The two resorts have borne the brunt of the Russian ban, according to Egyptian media.