OREANDA-NEWS In the coming weeks, an increase in the number of flights of Russian airlines to the Egyptian resort cities of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh is expected. This was stated in an interview with RIA Novosti by the Consul General of Russia in Hurghada Viktor Voropayev.

The interlocutor of the agency clarified that now about 50 flights are operated weekly to Hurghada from six Russian cities. "As far as we know, in the coming weeks they are expected to increase both in Hurghada and in Sharm el-Sheikh," Voropayev said.

A Russian woman who visited Egypt also said that the long absence of fellow citizens due to the coronavirus benefited local resorts. According to her, now Russian tourists are the most desirable in Egypt, and Russian has become the main language for communicating with foreigners.

Earlier, Russians were named countries available for summer holidays without the need to issue a passport or visa. Thus, the list of countries for beach holidays includes Abkhazia, Albania, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Vietnam, Georgia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Israel, Cuba, Maldives, UAE, Seychelles, Thailand, Turkey, Philippines, Montenegro and other countries.