This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Petition Lift the UK Travel Advisory on Direct Flights to Sharm-El-Sheikh

The UK is one of the only European nations refusing to lift its advisory against 'all but essential air travel to and from Sharm-El-Sheikh'. DIVE Magazine is calling for the restrictions placed on one of the UK's best-loved destinations, especially by divers, to be immediately rescinded.

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Prior to the Russian airline disaster of 2015, UK tourists constituted the second-highest percentage of visitors to Sharm. Loss of the UK market had a devastating impact on Egyptian workers, local businesses, and UK tour operators - and continues to do so. Over £20million has been invested in updated airport security. The resort itself is deemed to be safe. Almost every other European nation is flying. It's been more than 3 years. It's time to lift the 'ban'

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