(Badr Aviation) reveals the circumstances of the arrest of an Egyptian passenger at Luxor Airport
Badr Airlines revealed the circumstances of the Egyptian authorities’ arrest of a passenger on its last flight number (J4690), which made an emergency stop at Luxor International Airport in Egypt after an alarm was issued by the smoke detection system in the cargo cabin, Room No. (1).
Badr Aviation said in a press statement, that the company has nothing to do with the procedures for arresting one of its passengers, “Hossam Menoufy” by the Egyptian authorities, and indicated that various media outlets circulated news about the Egyptian authorities’ arrest of a passenger (Egyptian nationality) on Badr Airlines flight number (J4690). ) and destined for the city of Istanbul.
Badr Aviation noted, according to Al-Sayha newspaper, that it operates in accordance with the principles and controls of air navigation systems in force internationally, and that during the concerned flight, a warning was issued from the smoke detection system in the cargo cabin, Room No. (1), and as a procedure required by aviation regulations and laws, to land at the nearest airport. Landing smoothly at Luxor International Airport in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
It noted that due to the time taken for inspection and verification of the reason for issuing the warning, this restricted the work time of the flight crew, who dealt with the situation professionally and used fire extinguishers as a preventive measure inside the luggage rooms, according to the requirements of operating the aircraft.
“Later, it turned out that it was a wrong signal, and this caused the plane to be sent to the maintenance center in Europe from Luxor Airport to restore the warning system to its normal condition, and the plane is still present at Bratislava Airport,” the statement said.
Badr explained that the company decided to send an alternative plane to Luxor to transport passengers and continue the trip, and noted that boarding the alternative plane makes the Egyptian authorities part of the travel procedures as is in force in aviation regulations, which led to the arrest of the Egyptian passenger.
Badr Aviation confirmed that it operates in accordance with air safety regulations and aviation laws, and is keen on the safety of passengers and ownership of the facts with complete transparency and credibility, and confirmed that it has nothing to do with near or far in the action taken by the Egyptian authorities or against the passenger concerned and that this does not happen. Within the scope of its responsibility, the company is not aware of the reasons for the arrest.
Khartoum (Kush News)