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Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days

CAIRO — Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days.

Airport officials say the decision came after British official conducted regular security checks earlier this week at the airport. There were no additional details.

The officials said all other airlines were operating as usual at the airport. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters.

British media outlets reported the airline was cancelling flights to the Egyptian capital for seven days.

Samy Magdy, The Associated Press