First flight from Cairo to Iran since 1979

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 30, 2013 19:46

A flight from Cairo International Airport embarked Saturday for Tehran on the first direct air passage between the two cities since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, Daily News Egypt reported.

The flight is part of a joint initiative agreed on by the Egyptian and Iranian ministers of tourism in an effort to raise the influx of Iranian tourism in Egypt.


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