Atlas Ocean Voyages chartered flights from Heraklion, Greece, to Egypt to enable its first-ever passengers to finish their cruise in Egypt as planned.
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Currently on its maiden voyage, Atlas’ first ship, the World Navigator, was on its way to Alexandria, Egypt, when a passenger tested positive for Covid-19.
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The ship had to return to Heraklion, its nearest entry port in Europe, and disembark the Covid-positive guest. Two full days of tours had been planned for Egypt as well as a light show at the pyramids of Giza prior to passengers flying home.
The charter flights departed today for Cairo and the dinner and show at the pyramids was set to proceed as planned.
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