: Bloomberg: EgyptAir domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo hijacked: spokeswoman

09:30 Mar. 29, 2016

Bloomberg: EgyptAir domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo hijacked: spokeswoman

Ground personnel oversee the departure of an Egyptair Express flight bound for Cairo at Sharm el-Sheikh Airport in south Sinai, Egypt, Nov. 9, 2015. (Getty Images)

Media report 81 passengers aboard

An EgyptAir domestic flight traveling from Alexandria to Cairo has been hijacked, according to the airline's spokeswoman.

The hijackers asked for the flight to land in Cyprus, said the spokeswoman, who asked not to be identified in line with company policy.

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