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Egypt expands airline routes throughout Africa

Egypt's air route expansion linked to strengthening ties with African countries.

CAIRO — On March 28, Egypt officially opened a new air route to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of an plan to expand its airline network in the African continent.

The first EgyptAir flight MS863 took off to Kinshasa, in the heart of Africa. EgyptAir will operate three flights per week between the two countries.

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