“Tourists can now be brought three to four hours before departure instead of five.

In particular, three hours before the departure of the Boeing-737 type aircraft and four hours before the departure of the Boeing-747, "RIA Novosti quotes a letter from the Egyptian aviation authorities.

Earlier, the head of Rostourism Zarina Doguzova expressed hope that the identification of the omicron coronavirus strain would not complicate the situation with tourist flows.

She recalled that so far no restrictions on such popular destinations as Egypt and Turkey have been introduced in Russia.