Etihad Airways announces continuation of its flights over the Sinai Peninsula

ABUDHABI, 2nd November, 2015 (WAM) — The Etihad Airways company has announced the continuation of its flights over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, after assessing the situation in a comprehensive manner, pointing out that there is no evidence to show a motive behind the unfortunate incident of the Russian airplane crash in the region.
The Etihad Airways company said in a statement today, “In line with procedures taken by many airlines, Etihad Airways is committed to the instructions they receive from the Egyptian authorities, which requests to avoid flying in certain areas of the airspace of the peninsula of Sinai which will affect a small number of flights, noting that Etihad Airways will continue to follow the situation closely.
The statement apologises in aance to passengers for any slight delays or inconvenience that might occur because of the situation, stressing that the safety and security of passengers remains the highest priority of the company.