BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) – The head of the Holding Company for Egypt Air, Rushdi Zakaria, announced on Tuesday that the coronavirus crisis has caused the postponement of deals to receive new aircraft.
The president of the company noted that seven new planes will be received next month, noting that the payment for the aircraft rentals with the company has been postponed for about three months, and some of them will be for six months until the crisis ends.
The Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Mohamed Manar, has announced that his country will resume air traffic at all airports in the country as of July 1.
He added that the tourist trips to the coastal cities airports and the rest of the Egyptian airports will be resumed, and the flights will be gradually resumed with the countries that are scheduled to open their flights to Egypt.
The Minister of Aviation pointed out that the period of flight stoppage has been used since last March to raise the efficiency of all Egyptian airports and fully prepare to operate them again when the flights resume.