Alert – CURFEW CHANGES IN EGYPT

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (June 25, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  CURFEW CHANGES IN EGYPT The Government of Egypt has announced new guidance related to the COVID-19 crisis in Egypt.  Starting on Saturday June 27, the nightly curfew will end.  Additionally: Restaurants, cafes, sports clubs and movie theaters will be allowed to open at 25 percent capacity. Restaurants and …

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Alert – CURFEW CHANGES IN EGYPT

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (June 12, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  CURFEW CHANGES IN EGYPT The Government of Egypt has announced the following guidance related to the COVID-19 crisis in Egypt: Starting June 14, the curfew hours will change to 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Places of worship, public parks, and beaches remain closed through the end of …

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Alert – MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND COVID-19 INFORMATION

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (June 5, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND COVID-19 INFORMATION The U.S. Embassy in Cairo maintains a list of local hospitals, medical facilities, and physicians on the Embassy website at https://eg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens/doctors/ .  The Embassy encourages all U.S. citizens seeking any medical assistance in Egypt to reference these lists. [Please note, the Department of …

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Alert – FLIGHTS AVAILABLE TO PARIS ON AIR FRANCE

Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHTS AVAILABLE TO PARIS ON AIR FRANCE The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has learned that directs flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) are available from Air France.  The flights (AF0567) reportedly depart once per week on Saturdays, starting Saturday, June 6.  U.S. citizens can book these flights directly on the Air France website   ( https://www.airfrance.com.eg/ ). These …

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ِAlert – Curfew changes in Egypt – 2nd notice

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (May 22, 2020) Location: Egypt Event: The Government of Egypt has announced the following guidance related to COVID 19 crisis in Egypt: For the Eid holiday, the curfew hours will be extended.  Starting from Sunday, May 24 through Friday, May 29, the curfew will be from 5:00 p.m until 6:00 a.m. From May …

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Alert – FLIGHTS AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Location: Egypt  Event:  FLIGHTS AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO FRANKFURT, GERMANY The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has learned that direct flights are available Friday, May 29; Monday, June 1; and Wednesday, June 3 from Cairo to Frankfurt, Germany, on Lufthansa (flight LH 583).  There are no onward flights to the United States the same day as the scheduled arrivals, …

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Alert – Curfew changes in Egypt (UPDATE)

Location: Egypt Event:  Curfew changes in Egypt (UPDATE) The Government of Egypt has announced the following guidance related to COVID 19 crisis in Egypt: For the Eid holiday, the curfew hours will be extended.  Starting from Sunday, May 24 through Friday, May 29, the curfew will be from 5:00 p.m until 6:00 a.m. From May 24 to …

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Alert – DIRECT FLIGHTS AVAILABLE TO THE U.S. ON EGYPT AIR

Location: Egypt Event:  DIRECT FLIGHTS AVAILABLE TO THE U.S. ON EGYPT AIR The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is aware of direct flights on the 12th and 16th of May from Cairo to Washington D.C. (Dulles) on Egypt Air. These are private commercial flights for which U.S. citizens who wish to depart Egypt will be able to purchase tickets directly by calling …

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Alert – DIRECT FLIGHT AVAILABLE TO THE U.S. ON EGYPT AIR

Location: Egypt Event:  DIRECT FLIGHT AVAILABLE TO THE U.S. ON EGYPT AIR The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is aware of a direct flight on the 8th of May from Cairo to Washington D.C. (Dulles) on Egypt Air. This is a private commercial flight for which U.S. citizens who wish to depart Egypt will be able to purchase tickets directly by calling …

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Alert – DIRECT FLIGHTS TO THE U.S. AVAILABLE ON EGYPTAIR

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 23, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  DIRECT FLIGHTS TO THE U.S. AVAILABLE ON EGYPTAIR   The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is aware of two flights that are available to the U.S. on Friday, May 1 and Sunday, May 3 from Cairo direct to Washington D.C. (Dulles) on EgyptAir.  Both flights are flight number MS 981 …

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Alert – FLIGHT TO PARIS AVAILABLE ON AIRCAIRO

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 22, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHT TO PARIS AVAILABLE ON AIRCAIRO   The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is aware of a direct flight available to U.S. citizens on Wednesday, April 29 from Cairo to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (CDG) on the private carrier AirCairo (www.flyaircairo.com). The flight departs at 10:00 a.m. and lands at 2:40 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Location: Egypt Event:  Government Restrictions on Monday, April 20 Due to the need to minimize the spread of COVID-19, in addition to the current restrictions the following enhanced government restrictions will also be in place on Monday, April 20: Full closure of shops, malls, beaches, public parks, and gardens in addition to suspension of all public transportation …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 17, 2020) Location: Egypt  Event:  FLIGHTS FROM CAIRO TO LONDON HEATHROW ON APRIL 22, 2020 The U.S. Embassy is aware of a flight from Cairo to London Heathrow on Air Cairo departing on April 22, 2020 at 1015.  The flight is available for booking at this time. The April 22 Air Cairo flight …

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Alert – FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO LONDON THURSDAY, APRIL 16  

Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO LONDON THURSDAY, APRIL 16   The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is aware of a flight that is available Thursday, April 16 from Cairo direct to London (Heathrow) on the private carrier Air Cairo (Flight SM 2103).  The flight is open to booking online, by telephone, and in-person: Online: www.flyaircairo.com Telephone: Bookings …

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Alert – EXTENSION OF CURFEW HOURS AND AIR TRAVEL SUSPENSION / FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO LONDON SUNDAY, APRIL 12

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 9, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  EXTENSION OF CURFEW HOURS AND AIR TRAVEL SUSPENSION / FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO LONDON SUNDAY, APRIL 12   The Government of Egypt announced the extension of the nationwide curfew for two weeks, until April 23.  The curfew will now begin an hour later, at 8:00 pm, …

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Alert – FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO LONDON SUNDAY, APRIL 12

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 8, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO LONDON SUNDAY, APRIL 12   The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has learned that a direct flight is available Sunday, April 12 from Cairo to London (Gatwick) on the private carrier AirCairo (Flight SM2451).  The flight is open to booking online, by telephone, …

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Alert – CURRENT STATUS OF PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESSING

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 8, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  CURRENT STATUS OF PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESSING   Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S Department of State began limiting its passport operations.  Effective April 2, the Department further limited our ability to offer routine passport and citizenship …

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Alert – FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO PARIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 7, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO PARIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8   The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has learned that a direct flight is available Wednesday, April 8 from Cairo to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (CDG) on the private carrier AirCairo ( www.flyaircairo.com ). The flight departs at 7:30 a.m.  For …

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Alert – FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO PARIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 6, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHT AVAILABLE FROM CAIRO TO PARIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8   The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has learned that a direct flight is available Wednesday, April 8 from Cairo to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (CDG) on the private carrier AirCairo ( www.flyaircairo.com ). The flight departs at 7:30 a.m.  For …

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Alert – TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR U.S. CITIZENS

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 5, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR U.S. CITIZENS After the April 5, 2020 flight arranged by the U.S. Embassy in Cairo in coordination with the Egyptian Government and EgyptAir, there are currently no direct flights to the U.S. scheduled.  The Embassy continues to work with the Egyptian government and foreign Embassy partners …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Location: Egypt Event:  EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 (TOMORROW) / NO OTHER FLIGHTS CURRENTLY PLANNED The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  A …

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Alert – (UPDATE) EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 / NO OTHER FLIGHTS CURRENTLY PLANNED

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 3, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  (UPDATE) EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 / NO OTHER FLIGHTS CURRENTLY PLANNED The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo – EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 / NO OTHER FLIGHTS CURRENTLY PLANNED

Location: Egypt Event:  (UPDATE) EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 / NO OTHER FLIGHTS CURRENTLY PLANNED The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  A …

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Alert – EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 2, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:   EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  One flight …

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Alert – NEW EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 1, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  NEW EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a …

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Alert – LATEST FLIGHT INFORMATION FOR U.S. CITIZENS IN EGYPT

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 1, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  LATEST FLIGHT INFORMATION FOR U.S. CITIZENS IN EGYPT The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  One flight …

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Alert – FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (March 31, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via EgyptAir.  There are currently two flights planned – one on Wednesday April 1 and one on Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying …

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Alert – FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE

Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via EgyptAir.  There are currently two flights planned – one on Wednesday April 1 and one on Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) …

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ALERT – FLIGHTS TO U.S. NOW AVAILABLE (UPDATE)

FLIGHTS TO THE U.S. NOW AVAILABLE FROM EGYPT AIR (UPDATE) The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for the provision of repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via Egypt Air.  There are currently two flights planned – on Wednesday April 1 and Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying directly to …

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Alert- U.S. Embassy Cairo – Direct Flights to U.S. April 1 & 3, 2020

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO THE U.S. NOW AVAILABLE FROM EGYPT AIR The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for the provision of repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via Egypt Air.  There are currently two flights planned – on Wednesday April 1 and Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying directly to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (March 26, 2020) The U.S. Embassy in Cairo continues to coordinate closely with the Egyptian Government on all options for U.S. citizens who wish to do so to depart the country, potentially to include a dedicated flight to the U.S., and we continue to collect information from U.S. citizens …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is coordinating closely with the Egyptian Government on all options for U.S. citizens to depart the country, potentially to include a dedicated flight to the U.S.  We are collecting information from U.S. citizens who have contacted us seeking assistance with returning to the U.S. In addition to the alert below, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Effective March 24, U.S. Embassy Cairo has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our  website  for additional information. In addition to the alert below, please see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for Egypt specific information:  U.S. Embassy in Egypt COVID-19 Information   Location: Egypt Event:  Effective March 24, U.S. Embassy Cairo has suspended routine consular services.  For …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In addition to the alert below, please see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for Egypt specific information:  U.S. Embassy in Egypt COVID-19 Information   The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

NOTE – Egypt has extended the suspension of incoming commercial planes through April 15. For current information, please see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page: COVID-19 https://eg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ Location:  Egypt Event:  The Government of Egypt has announced a suspension of all air travel, both international and domestic, starting at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday March 19, 2020 until March 31, 2020.  The …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  The Cairo Water Authority has announced that it has suspended water service to all of Cairo. This is due to the city sewage system being overwhelmed by the heavy rains. Water service will be gradually restored once the weather improves. There is currently no timetable for the restoration of service. Actions to …

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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo

Location:  Egypt Event:  Due to the heavy rains across Egypt, the Government of Egypt is asking that individuals remain in their homes, unless travel is absolutely necessary.  Many roads are blocked in Cairo and between governorates. Local authorities are on the scene in many areas trying to clear roads. Actions to Take: Stay current with media coverage of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

In addition to the information below, please also see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for further information: COVID-19 https://eg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ Location:  Egypt Event:  Several countries in the region have implemented restrictions on travelers arriving from Egypt due to the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), including Israel, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.  Please consult the U.S. Department of State’s  COVID-19 Country Specific Information Pages  for updates …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Location:  Egypt Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. Here is the latest Health Alert from the Department of State regarding travel on cruise ships: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go/travelers-with-special-considerations/cruise-ship-passengers.html .  U.S. citizens, particularly travelers with …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (March 7, 2020) Location:  Egypt Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 7, the Egyptian Ministry of Health announced 45 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on an …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo (January 8, 2020)

Location:  Egypt Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (September 26, 2019)

Location: Tahrir Square area, Cairo, Egypt Event: Noting press and social media calls for demonstrations on Friday, September 27, U.S. citizen visitors and residents are reminded to avoid areas of demonstrations or police activity.  Consult  travel.state.gov  for more information about safe international travel. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (June 4, 2019)   

Location: Egypt Event: Given ongoing security concerns, the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens resident or traveling in Egypt of our standing recommendation to exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Egypt and may attack with little or no warning. U.S. citizens are encouraged to stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners. For more …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 19, 2019)

Subject: Alert: Reports of Roadside Bomb Attack on Tourist Bus in Giza Location: Egypt Event:  Reports of Roadside Bomb Injuring Tourists Near the New Egyptian Museum in Giza We are aware of a reported attack on a tourist bus in the museum complex near the Pyramids in the Giza area, resulting in injuries.  We are not aware …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt

5/13/19: Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 13, 2019) Subject: Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Notice by CDC of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from Egypt On May 10, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (February 27, 2019)

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Train Accident at Ramsis Train Station in Cairo Further to previous reporting, Egyptian authorities are characterizing the incident at Ramsis train station this morning as an accident.  There are reports of many people dead and injured. Several social media sites carry footage of an apparent runaway train that hit a barrier at the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (February 27, 2019)

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Security Incident at Ramsis Train Station in Cairo Authorities report a train accident at the Ramsis Station in Ramsis Square, Al Fagalah, Cairo. Please avoid the area and monitor local media for updates. Actions to Take: Avoid area of Ramsis Train Station.   Monitor local media for updates. Please sign up for Smart Traveler Enrollment Program …

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO CANNOT ACCESS STATE ELECTION WEBSITES

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO CANNOT ACCESS STATE ELECTION WEBSITES October 18, 2018 — Alexandria, Va. — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) has become aware of reports that some overseas voters are unable to access their state’s online voter registration and election systems. This is primarily due to states blocking web traffic from …

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Embassy Cairo Travel Alert

March 25, 2018 Egypt will hold Presidential elections March 26-28, 2018. American citizens in Egypt are reminded to monitor the news and exercise increased caution. More information about travel to Egypt, including the Department of State’s Travel Advisory< https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Egypt.html >, can be found at  www.travel.state.gov < http://www.travel.state.gov >. Travelers may also: * Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program …

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