CAIRO: EgyptAir-owned Air Sinai resumed Sunday the flights between Cairo and Ben-Gurion Airport inTel Aviv after a 10-day suspension due to the ongoing Israeli Palestinian conflict, A representative in the EgyptAir told The Cairo Post Sunday.
Flight 054 took off at 10:00 AM with 42 passengers aboard to Ben-Gurion, the representative added. Four flights are being scheduled to fly to Tel Aviv this week on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Friday.
Air Sinai is the only company that organizes flights between Cairo and Tel Aviv; on July 23, EgyptAir suspended the flights due to a low number of the passengers, Turkish Anadolu Agency reported.
Several international aviation companies cancelled the flights to Israel after three missile launched by Hama July 22.
More than 1,700 Palestinians have been killed and 9,080 injured, according to the latest figures issued from the Palestinian Ministry of Health Sunday. Meanwhile, the Israeli Army spokesperson announced Friday that the death toll of the Israeli soldiers reached 61 since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge.
The latest Israeli raids on Gaza began July 1, a day after Israel found the bodies of three kidnapped settlers in the West Bank. The body of Palestinian Mohamed Abo Khodeir, 16, was found mutilated and burned, in what is widely seen as a revenge killing for the death of the Israelis.
Hamas started launching rockets into Israel in its latest campaign on July 4, Jerusalem Post reported.