Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Egypt Prolongs Permit on IL-86 Flights
3.04.2008 15:00
Egypt Prolongs Permit on IL-86 Flights

The aviation authorities of Egypt have prolonged the permit on flights of Russian IL-86 aircraft to the country. These most spacious USSR-made planes do not meet the noise norms introduced in the EU and a number of other countries. In recent years IL-86s operate on air routes within Russia and also carry out flights to Egypt, Turkey, the UAE, etc.
      
      The Egypt authorities raised the issue of banning IL-86 flights in 2002, but prolonged the permit every year since that time. IL-86 is capable of carrying up to 350 passengers aboard and provides a considerable part of air transportation to Egyptian resorts Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh. Banning IL-86 flights could lead to rising transportation costs due to switching to some less spacious types of aircraft and as a result the general number of tourists to Russia could decrease.
      
      Source - travel.ru


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Valery Gergiev  Modern Art Center MARS  Vladimir Evtushenkov  St. Petersburg  TMK  Tourism Navigation  health  Russian economy  accommodation in Russia  Robots  polls  Larisa Shepitko  Russian Cinema  Moscow  Sergei Rachmaninoff  Launch Sites  Russian history  ENEA  Ecotourism  Gay  The Romanovs  Russian science  Russian business  Russian art  Wooden Architecture  Photo Exhibitions  River Low-coster   Sergei Udaltsov  Zarechny  Communication Satellites  Valdai national park  Lipetsk Region  Transaero  Alexander Lebedev  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian culture  iOS  migration in Russia  Russian medicine  Russian scientists  Russia international  ecology  Exhibitions in Moscow  North Pole cruises  Rebecca Horn  multipurpose museum center   Gevork Vartanian  Russian tourism  Alisher Usmanov  FIFA Russia 2018 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites