SEVASTOPOL (Sputnik) – Russian flight safety experts may visit Egypt in September to inspect airport security there, Russian Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov said Monday.
"Different experts in various fields are there quite often. I think the next visit should be planned for somewhere in September," Sokolov told reporters.
Following his visit to Russia last week, Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy invited Russian experts to conduct the final inspection of security at Egyptian airports to expedite the resumption of air traffic between Egypt and Russia
The Egyptian tourism industry has been hit hard after a number of countries, including Russia and the United Kingdom, suspended flights to Egypt over safety concerns after the crash.