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Egyptian Airlines Resume Flights to Sudan After Five-Month Hiatus

This will be the first time Sudan has opened its airspace since the conflict between the nation’s armed forces began in April.

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After a five-month hiatus, Egyptian airlines have resumed direct commercial flights to Sudan, with the inaugural flight having recently landed at Port Sudan International Airport. The return trip carried 115 passengers, and following its success EgyptAir has announced it will operate a weekly round trip to Port Sudan.

This will be the first time Sudan has opened its airspace since its closure in April when the country fell into conflict between the Sudanese Armed Forces.