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    Belgian Jetairfly to Resume Flights to Sharm el-Sheikh This Winter

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    According to an official airline representative, the second largest airline in Belgium, Jetairfly, plans to resume its winter flights to Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) The second largest airline in Belgium, Jetairfly, plans to resume its winter flights to Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh, suspended after a Russian plane crashed shortly after departure in October, an official airline representative said Friday.

    "This summer our airline, Jetairfly does not have flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. We only offer [flights to] Hurghada. However, we do have flights to Sharm el-Sheikh in our winter offering," the representative told RIA Novosti.

    Russia and several other countries suspended flights to and from Egypt last fall after a Russian airliner crashed in the Sinai desert on October 31 while flying from the resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, killing all 224 people on board. Militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) terror group, outlawed in Russia, claimed responsibility for what they said was a bomb attack.


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