Egypt reopens 5 museums, 8 archaeological sites and operates 171 international, domestic flights

Egypt has on Thursday reopened five museums and eight archaeological sites across the country, while Cairo International Airport operated 113 international and domestic passenger flights carrying a total of 12,114 passengers.

Sources at Cairo Airport told Al Masry Al Youm that the flights were operated by several Egyptian and Arab carriers, as well as by Egyptian private companies.

The flights took place using precautionary and preventive measures in compliance with the World Health Organisation and the Egyptian Ministry of Health’s guidelines, in order to ensure the safety of travellers.

Among the museums and archaeological sites reopened for visitors on Thursday were Nubia Museum, Luxor Museum, the Egyptian Museum, the Museum of Islamic Art, the Coptic Museum, Temples of Abu Simbel and Philae in Aswan, Karnak, Deir al-Bahari, and the Tombs of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

Giza Pyramids was also reopened, as was as Saladdin’s Citadel in Cairo on Thursday.