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Tourists avoid Egypt by planeload

As unrest continues in Egypt, flights to the country are arriving nearly empty and passenger traffic has fallen by half. Arrivals to the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada have experienced a sharp decline. Aircraft that can carry more than 100 are arriving from Europe with fewer than 10 passengers and returning full from resorts.

As unrest continues in Egypt, flights to the country are arriving nearly empty and passenger traffic has fallen by half. Arrivals to the Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada have experienced a sharp decline. Aircraft that can carry more than 100 are arriving from Europe with fewer than 10 passengers and returning full from resorts.

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