The recent EgyptAir crash is the latest example of how the uncertainty around terrorism is reshaping tourist flow across Europe, towards safer shores in Spain, Greece and Portugal and away from Egypt, Turkey and Tunisia after attacks.

Airline seats to Portugal this summer have surged 17% and Spain%, according to flight-scheduling company OAG, while the average occupancy rate in Turkish hotels has fallen below 50%.

As tourists ‘de-risk’ there has been associated impact on travel firms such as Thomas Cook and airlines including Lufthansa, as group bookings from China, Japan and North America into Europe have fallen.

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