UPDATE: Kazakhstan suspends tourist flights to Egypt after Russian plane crash

November 13, 2015 2:47 PM

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Kazakhstan has suspended tourist flights to Egypt due to safety concerns after a Russian passenger plane crashed there killing all 224 people onboard, Kazakh tourist companies and an airline said on Friday.

Tez Tour Kazakhstan, one of Kazakhstan's leading tourist companies, said in a statement to its clients that tourist flights to Egypt had been stopped on Nov. 12 by an order from the Central Asian nation's Civil Aviation Committee.

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