21 February 2019 06:54 PM

EgyptAir to operate 11 World Cup charter flights to Russia

Sunday، 17 June 2018 - 12:32 PM

EgyptAir will be operating 11 charter flights carrying fans on board to Russia to support the national team in their second game against Russia at the 2018 World Cup.

Ten flights are set to carry 1,700 people on Monday 18/6/2018, while one will fly on Sunday 17/6/2018 with 150 on board, said the flag carrier on Sunday 17/6/2018.

This is in addition to regular flights to Moscow on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, it noted.

EgyptAir started on Thursday 14/6/2018 a plan of charter flights to carry Egyptians seeking to boost the Pharaohs, who are competing in Group A with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay.

Egypt's team was defeated 0-1 in the opener against Uruguay on Friday 15/6/2018. It will face Russia on Tuesday 19/6/2018.


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