UK firm to review security at Egypt's Sharm airport

Airport security check a passenger's luggage as they pass through security in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on November 6, 2015A British firm hired to review security at Egypt airports after the October crash of a Russian plane will begin its work at the weekend, the civil aviation minister said Wednesday. The global consultancy firm Control Risks will begin “assessing security procedures at the Sharm el-Sheikh airport from Sunday,” Civil Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal said in a statement. The A-321 airliner operated by Russia’s Metrojet and bound for Saint Petersburg broke up mid-air over the Sinai, minutes after take-off from the Red Sea tourism hub of Sharm el-Sheikh.

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