AF and KL Operational Update Due to the Curfew in Cairo, Egypt - August 20, 2013

KLM Operational Update Due to the Curfew in Cairo, Egypt – August 20, 2013

The unrest in Cairo has intensified resulting in a curfew effective August 15. At present,

CAI Airport and flight handling are not affected. The curfew does however limit customers and airline staff traveling to and from the airport. Travel to/from the airport is only possible outside the curfew times which are set between 19:00 local time and 06:00 local time.

KLM has adjusted the scheduled times for the KL553/15AUG/16AUG and KL554/16AUG/17AUG operation to day time departure and arrival. See operational times below in August 15 update.

For August 20 up to and including August 25 the following applies:

  • Flight number KL553 from AMS to CAI will be cancelled; instead the new flight number, KL555 will be created. The new scheduled departure time is 09.05 local CET time (a total delay of 11 hours and 55 minutes)
  • Flight number KL554 from CAI to AMS will be cancelled, instead the new flight number KL556, is created. The new scheduled departure time from CAI is 15.05 local time (a total delay of 11 hours and 40 minutes)

Air France Operational Update Due to the Curfew in Cairo, Egypt – August 16, 2013

Due to the recent curfew imposed by Egyptian authorities in Cairo (CAI), for Air France flight schedules please see operational times below in August 15 update.


Additional information regarding Air France and KLM Rebook Policy for customers travelling to/from/via CAI up to and including Saturday, August 31 is available here.

Travel agents in the U.S., Canada and Mexico can contact Delta Sales Support or Delta Reservations for assistance.


KLM Operational Update Due to the Curfew in Cairo, Egypt – August 15, 2013

The unrest in Cairo (CAI) has intensified resulting in an imposed curfew by the Egyptian authorities effective today, August 15. At present, CAI Airport and flight handling are not affected. The curfew does however limit customers and airline staff travelling to and from the airport. Travel to/from the airport is only possible outside the curfew times which are set between 19:00 local time and 06:00 local time. KLM has therefore decided to adjust the scheduled times of the KL553/15AUG and KL554/16AUG operation to day time departure and arrival.

  • KL553/15AUG AMS-CAI (Amsterdam-Cairo) is delayed until 16AUG 09.30 local time (a total delay of 12 hours and 20 minutes).
  • KL554/16AUG CAI-AMS (Cairo-Amsterdam) is delayed until 15.25 local time (a total delay of 12 hours)

 KLM is proactively contacting all customers to notify them of the new departure times.


Air France Operational Update Due to the Curfew In Cairo, Egypt -  August 15, 2013

Due to the recent curfew imposed by Egyptian authorities in Cairo (CAI), the following Air France flights have been rescheduled:

  • AF503 16AUG (Depart CAI 4:35 a.m. Arrive CDG 9:20 a.m.) is reschedules to depart CAI 8:40 a.m. and .arrive CDG 1:25 p.m.
  • AF508 16AUG / 17AUG / 18AUG (Depart CDG 11:40 a.m. Arrive CAI 4:05 p.m.) are rescheduled to depart CDG 10:35 a.m. and arrive CAI 3:00 p.m.
  • AF503 17AUG / 18AUG / 19AUG (Depart CAI 4:35 a.m. Arrive CDG 9:20 a.m.) are rescheduled to depart CAI 7:30 a.m. and arrive CDG 12:15 p.m.

Additional information regarding Air France and KLM Rebook Policy for customers travelling to/from/via CAI up to and including Saturday, August 31 is available here.

Travel agents in the U.S., Canada and Mexico can contact Delta Sales Support or Delta Reservations for assistance.

 
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