EgyptAir to resume direct flights to Toronto

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EgyptAir has announced the resumption of direct flights between Cairo and Toronto after the Canadian government lifted its travel ban on Egypt and several African countries…reports Asian Lite News

“EgyptAir announced the resumption of the flights between Cairo and Toronto – Canada starting next Tuesday, December 21, 2021,” Xinhua news agency quoted the flag carrier as saying in a statement.

EgyptAir to resume direct flights to Toronto

The announcement came a day after Canada’s federal government lifted its travel ban imposed in late November on 10 African countries including Egypt over concerns related to the new Omicron Covid-19 variant.

Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said on Friday that the ban announced last month aimed “to slow the arrival of Omicron in Canada and buy us some time”.

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“Given the current situation, this measure has served its purpose and is no longer needed,” he added.