Russia, however, is not yet talking about resuming charter flights to Egyptian resorts on the Red Sea, once a popular destination for Russian tourists, Sokolov said, adding that this would be "the next stage" of negotiations.
According to RT, the direct flights will head to Cairo International Airport at first and then gradually to the airports of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada.
Russian Federation and Egypt were expected on Friday to sign an air safety agreement that would pave the way for the resumption of flights.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Cairo on Monday the deal on the resumption of flights could be signed "in the nearest time".
Billy Joe Saunders Neutralizes, Shuts Out David Lemieux
He expects to fight next in February, but for now he intends to return to Dartmouth, N.S., and spent the holidays with his family. Saunders dominated the bout from start to finish over 12 one-sided round with the judges scoring him 120-108, 117-111, 118-110.
National Football League owner made inappropriate sexual, racist remarks
The report states that the settlements came with non-disclosure requirements forbidding the parties from discussing the details. Richardson was also accused of "directing a racial slur at an African American employee", according to Sports Illustrated .
Power outages at Atlanta's busy airport grounding some flights
An airport customer service representative confirmed a power outage, but could not say how much of the airport was affected. According to the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport website, multiple inbound flights from Altanta have been delayed.
The plane crash and subsequent suspension badly hit Egypt's tourism sector, which was already reeling from the political and security turmoil that followed the uprising that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak.
"Articles and terms of the protocol do not violate Egypt's national sovereignty", one official said without elaborating.
Last week Egypt and Russian Federation signed a contract for the building of Egypt's first nuclear power plant, during a visit to Cairo by President Vladimir Putin.
During Putin's visit, the two countries signed a deal for Russian Federation to begin construction of Egypt's first nuclear power plant.