Officials from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will visit Cairo International Airport in the first week of December, according to Captain Nagy Saleh, head of Egypt’s civil navigation authority.
The TSA visit aims at revising security procedures according to standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Saleh announced that the U.S. side will provide a theoretical training of the latest updates in the security procedures field, via the checkpoints in the airport with the help of some airport workers.
Also a team of specialized experts will be formed from the Civil Aviation Authority so to activate cooperation with the European Union, under the control of the Ministry of International Cooperation.
Civil Aviation Minister Moustafa Kamal approved this project, which aims to develop civil aviation regulations in security and environmental fields as well.