A plane with 56 passengers flying from Paris to Cairo went off radar screens at 00:45 GMT on May 19.
Egypt Air Flight MS804 departed from the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris at 23:09 GMT. The aircraft was heading for Cairo International Airport. According to the airline, there were a total of 66 people on board the plane, including 56 passengers.
The EgyptAir airline on Friday expressed its condolences to the families of the missing Airbus 320 passengers.
Russian earth remote sensing satellites will carry out a survey of an area in the Mediterranean Sea where the EgyptAir flight MS804 went missing, the head of Russia's space corporation Roscosmos department of automatic space systems, Valery Zaichko, said Friday.
France's second aircraft, Atlantique 2, will reach the search area for the missing EgyptAir plane later in the day.
The Egyptian military has discovered wreckage from the EgyptAir passenger plane that disappeared on May 19 over the Mediterranean Sea 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of the Egyptian city of Alexandria, the country’s state television reported Friday.
The Russian Transport Ministry has not received any plausible information on the reasons why the EgyptAir passenger jet disappeared off the screens over the Mediterranean Sea on May 19 and is suspected to have dropped into the sea, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said Friday.
Investigators do not single out one version of events in the EgyptAir passenger plane that went missing over the Mediterranean Sea, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Friday.
The chairman of Egypt's parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee called on Friday for enhancing cooperation between defense ministries of the countries involved in search of the EgyptAir passenger plane that went missing over the Mediterranean Sea.
The crash of the EgyptAir plane in the Mediterranean Sea will affect the timeframe of lifting of the ban on flights from Russia to Egypt, regardless of the cause of the crash, local media reported Friday.
Los Angeles International Airport has beefed up security measures.
US officials say that imagery shows no evidence that an explosion occurred on board the EgyptAir flight that disappeared over the Mediterranean on Thursday morning.
The United States has made an official statement about the an EgyptAir Airbus 320 that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday.
Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion confirmed that two Canadian citizens were among the passengers of the EgyptAir plane which crashed in the Mediterranean Sea.
EgyptAir Vice President Ahmed Adelhas told CNN that the missing plane's debris was found Thursday. Greek air safety officials later disputed the claim, saying debris found so far in the Mediterranean does not belong to an aircraft.
John Ketty stated that it was "too early to speculate" on the possible causes of the tragedy ahead of time.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is prepared to help Egypt investigate an EgyptAir passenger missing flight.
A bomb may be responsible for taking down a missing EgyptAir flight over the Mediterranean Sea, according to US media reports.
The US Navy has joined an international team of searchers for the remains of EgyptAir jet.
Possible debris from the missing EgyptAir plane has been found off a Greek island, according to the Greek Army.
Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy has refuted earlier reports that the EgyptAir passenger jet was technically damaged in 2013.
The search zone for the missing EgyptAir passenger jet that disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea earlier on Thursday is gradually expanding, Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy said.
Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathi on Thursday said that none of the suspected reasons for the disappearance of the EgyptAir passenger plane over the Mediterranean Sea has been excluded, including a terrorist act.