04 Feb '11, 4am

Our Malaysian neighbours have also begun evacuating their students from Egypt.(There's a S'pore update from late yest)

Our Malaysian neighbours have also begun evacuating their students from Egypt.(There's a S'pore update from late yest)

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia have started evacuating Malaysian students from strife-torn Egypt to Jeddah. -- PHOTO: AFP CAIRO - MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia have started evacuating Malaysian students from strife-torn Egypt to Jeddah. Deputy Foreign Minister A. Kohilan Pillay told Bernama that 345 students were flown out of Egypt by MAS at 3pm Thursday while the second batch of 300 students would be flown out by AirAsia shortly. They will be sheltered at the Tabung Haji Hostel in Jeddah, he added. Tabung Haji chief executive officer Datuk Ismee Ismail said 35 Tabung Haji employees, including seven from Kuala Lumpur, were tasked with arranging the transfer of the students to the hostel in Jeddah. AirAsia deputy group chief executive officer Datuk Kamarudin Meranun said the airline was awaiting permission from the Cairo aviation authority to fly out more student...

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