Two EasyJet flights left Sharm airport this morning, but other passengers waiting for the UK's government to return the stranded holidaymakers were sent back to their hotels. The airline said Egyptian authorities were blocking planes from arriving. The civil aviation ministry for Egypt denies blocking any flights but said that flight numbers were limited by the capacity of the airport. About 3,500 Britons have had delayed since Saturday when a Russian jet crashed over the Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 on board. The concern is that there was a bomb.
The minister for civil aviation said eight flights will leave the airport Friday.
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