Hundreds of Egyptians flown home from Kuwait in latest coronavirus repatriation operation

Hundreds of Egyptians flown home from Kuwait in latest coronavirus repatriation operation
A Kuwait Airways Boeing B777 aircraft prepares to land at Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City on March 13, 2019. (File/AFP)
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Updated 26 July 2020

Hundreds of Egyptians flown home from Kuwait in latest coronavirus repatriation operation

Hundreds of Egyptians flown home from Kuwait in latest coronavirus repatriation operation
  • The country’s Directorate of Civil Aviation said six flights flew to Cairo, while another three headed to Sohag

DUBAI: Twelve flights repatriated 1,895 stranded Egyptians amid the COVID19 pandemic, local daily Egypt Today reported.
The country’s Directorate of Civil Aviation said six flights flew to Cairo, while another three headed to Sohag.
Two other flights left for Assiut and one for Luxor, it said. All 12 flights were operated by AlMasria Universal Airlines, Kuwait's Jazeera Airways, Air Arabia Egypt, FlyEgypt, the Kuwait Airways and AirCairo, it added.