Russians massively complained about hours-long queues at Sharm El Sheikh airport

Tourists who returned to Russia told about the six-hour queues at Sharm el-Sheikh airport at Sharm El Sheikh airport due to multi-level checks in the departure area. Their words are reported by REN TV.

According to the newspaper, the problem lies in the fact that in the terminal, which serves only flights with domestic travelers, the requirements for screening have been increased. At the same time, the neighboring halls, intended for other foreign tourists, are empty. It is clarified that this was caused by “unprecedented security measures”, about which the authorities of Russia and Egypt agreed six years ago, after the plane crash over Sinai.

According to Russian vacationers, for six hours they were in a stuffy room without food and water, while the airport staff did not respond to complaints and cries from tourists, as well as crying children.

“I went up to them and said:” What is this? I will not return to you again. ” They just laughed. And when I started expressing dissatisfaction, they sent me to drug control, ”said one of the travelers and added that almost all the officers of the migration police during the search behaved rudely and rudely.

Another vacationer said, how one of the security personnel pulled the bags so hard during the check that he touched a nearby child and he fell headlong.

At the same time, the tourists noted that the airport workers still helped someone to pass long lines. “35 dollars (2.5 thousand rubles) – and you will be led through free entrances, closing your eyes to all the security measures introduced,” said one of the travelers who returned to Russia. time to arrive at the airport. Thus, tourists are advised to arrive at least 2.5-3 hours before the departure time due to the possible formation of queues at pre-flight security and check-in counters.