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Cairo Airport requires COVID-19 PCR tests for foreigners entering Egypt
Government launches solar cell system project at Cairo Airport
Project is implemented with financial and technical support from Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
Daily News Egypt
August 5, 2021
Cairo Airport requires COVID-19 PCR tests for foreigners entering Egypt
Test must be conducted maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Egypt, to prove COVID-19 free status
Sarah El-Sheikh
August 15, 2020
Cairo Airport obtains license to distribute electricity for five years
Airport expected to sell 171m kw/h in FY 2020
Mohamed Farag
August 4, 2019
British delegation inspects security measures at Cairo Airport
A delegation of the British Department of Transport started inspecting the security measures at Cairo Airport on Monday to secure flights from Cairo to London, according to state media. The delegation started an inspection on the security measures to secure passengers, goods, and luggage at Cairo Airport, three days after the Canadian inspection, local media …
Daily News Egypt
August 21, 2017
French and British delegations inspect security measures at Cairo airport 
Delegations follow three days after a Canadian inspection
Daily News Egypt
May 23, 2017
HEIA invests EGP 10m in developing cooled arena in Cairo airport 
We are considering establishing a lab for pesticide remains with investments worth $8m, says El Beltagy
Moamen Mounir
February 6, 2017
Russia claims resumption to flights to Cairo on the horizon
Previous statements by Russian officials have claimed flights would resume soon; however, no time frame has been forthcoming
Taha Sakr
January 29, 2017
MP Khaled Youssef reportedly stopped at Cairo airport over drug possession
The film director was heading to Paris but was prevented due to the possession of tranquilisers
Daily News Egypt
January 29, 2017
Russia plans to sign agreement with Egypt regarding Cairo Airport security 
Russian security delegations started their inspection at Cairo airport following the Russian aeroplane crash in October 2015
Daily News Egypt
January 28, 2017
Human rights lawyer Negad El-Borai barred from travelling
The lawyer was travelling to Jordan to visit his family
Daily News Egypt
January 27, 2017
Lawyer Azza Soliman barred from travelling to Jordan  
Two other prominent lawyers, Malek Adly and Ahmed Ragheb, have also been banned from travelling this month
Sarah El-Sheikh
November 20, 2016
Cairo airport thwarts attempt of 19 young Egyptians to travel to Libya via UAE
Legal action will be taken against the young men, says head of airport security
Leena ElDeeb
October 26, 2016
Cairo airport security confiscates $40,000 from Arab artist before leaving Egypt
Cairo International airport authorities confiscated $40,000 from Lebanese singer Wael Jassar on his way out of Egypt on Sunday. The General Department of Public Funds Crime’s Investigation Police at the airport arrested Jassar before he attempted to travel to Beirut. The artist was referred to prosecution for the possession of $50,000 on board a plane. …
Hossam Mounir
October 2, 2016
Airport authorities stop journalist Wael Abbas upon his return to Cairo
This was his second time to be stopped at the airport, according to the journalist
Daily News Egypt
July 30, 2016
Lawyer Ragia Omran released following brief detention at Cairo airport
Omran was briefly held by security upon her arrival from Jordan, where she was attending a UN conference on justice systems in the Arab world
Sarah El-Sheikh
May 7, 2016
PM opens “L05 runway” in Cairo Airport after renovation at cost of EGP 235m
Construction of “Terminal 2” will be completed next April at estimated cost of EGP 3.4bn
Daily News Egypt
February 15, 2016
Local NGOs condemn recent travel bans against political activists
Frequent, illegal travel bans turn Egyptian borders into mass prison, the joint statement read
Daily News Egypt
February 9, 2016
Russia will send report on security review in 15 days: Cairo Airport Chairman
Egyptian minister of Aviation Hossam Kamal hopes Russian flights  will be restored before end of June.
Ahmed Abbas
February 3, 2016
Authorities detain Tunisian intellectual at Cairo Airport
Grami decided to leave Egypt after being told that she is a “threat to the country’s national security”
Sarah El-Sheikh
January 4, 2016
Cairo Airport contracts with Dufry to establish free markets at EGP 376m: Company Chairman
Company revenues in FY 2014/2015 for commercial activities, services to passengers, and aircraft landing amounted to EGP 225.9m
Daily News Egypt
December 24, 2015
Cairo airport gets its own antiquities museum
Objects from all eras give transit passengers a taste of Egypt’s history
Daily News Egypt
December 9, 2015
Activist released after being reportedly detained at airport, forcibly disappeared
“We are concerned, as innocent people get killed and their bodies thrown in the desert,” says rights group
Amira El-Fekki
July 10, 2015
Egypt denies it blocked Houthi delegation’s UN flight to Geneva
Houthi delegation arrives a day late in Geneva for talks aimed at ending Yemen’s conflict and humanitarian crisis
Emir Nader
June 16, 2015
Cairo Airport’s Terminal 2 soft opening expected in November
Official opening will be in March 2016, airport capacities are being expanded to promote tourism
Daily News Egypt
May 27, 2015
Cairo Airport Company achieves EGP 371m net profit in 3 quarters of FY 2014/2015: Chairman
Company aims to increase its profit by end of fiscal year 2014/2015 to EGP 440m, from EGP 281m last year
Daily News Egypt
April 22, 2015
‘It was like I was a terrorist’: Deported American activist
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK, was detained for hours, allegedly assaulted and deported
Ali Omar
March 5, 2014
Brotherhood’s Salah Sultan detained at airport
Professor of Sharia arrested attempting travel to Sudan
Aaron T. Rose
September 23, 2013
Three Zamalek players arrested
Shikabala taken into custody after altercation with fan became physical
Aaron T. Rose
September 3, 2013
Ministry of Civil Aviation says Cairo airport operating normally
Egyptian airspace is open for regular air traffic and none of the foreign communities requested to leave the country.
Daily News Egypt
August 17, 2013
Cairo airport officials deny 55% decline in air traffic
DPA’s sources said the canceling companies included Middle East Airlines, Kenya Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Kuwait Airways and EgyptAir
Hend El-Behary
July 28, 2013

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