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EgyptAir's first Airbus A220. (Photo: Airbus)

EgyptAir Replaces Air Sinai on Flights to Tel Aviv After 40-Year Hiatus

The first-ever Egyptair commercial flight to Israel landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on Sunday, Oct. 3. The Egyptian national carrier will now run four weekly round-trip commercial flights between Tel Aviv and Cairo. The flight covers a distance of just 245 miles in each direction, and is blocked at 80-85 minutes in each direction. EgyptAir will use an Airbus A220-300 for the route. Sunday’s flight was greeted with the traditional water canon salute in celebration of the historic event. The listing…