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British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo on Saturday over security concerns but the airline carriers gave no details about what might have prompted the move in a statement be a said we constantly review our security arrangements at all Iraq ports around the world and of suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessments Lufthansa later said it had followed suit holding routes to Egypt's capital city from Munich and front foot though they plan to receive on Sunday Egyptian aportes security sources told Reuters that British stuff and been checking security at Cairo apple to Wednesday and says state giving no further details the British foreign office updated its travel advisory on Saturday to add a reference to the allied suspension advising travelers affected to contact the Adeline Egypt's ministry of civil aviation said the British embassy in Cairo confirmed the decision was not issued by Britain's transport or foreign ministries the British government's long advised against all but essential travel by at to and from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el Sheik a Russian passenger jet was bombs there in twenty fifteen killing all two hundred twenty four people on board shortly after takeoff that's attack was claimed by Islamic state but it is not previously issued similar warnings against flying to and from Cairo