Egypt Air cancels flight to Arbil for security reasons

August 11, 2014 8:59 am

A source in Egypt Air announced the cancellation of Egypt Air flight on Saturday to the city of Arbil in Kurdistan Region of Iraq for security reasons. “Passengers were notified hours before the flight was suspended,” the source added, citing unrest in Iraq as the reason for their decision. The crisis in Iraq has escalated since the Islamic State (ISIS) captured a number of central Iraqi cities including city of Mosul, Aswat Masriya reported.