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The Latest: Russians at airport eager for vacation in Egypt, then hear Putin canceled flights

  • Passengers line up to return their tickets to Egypt, or exchange for a flight to Turkey at Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Russia on Friday, Nov. 6, suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula a week ago. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    Passengers line up to return their tickets to Egypt, or exchange for a flight to Turkey at Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Russia on Friday, Nov. 6, suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula a week ago. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)  (The Associated Press)

  • Passengers prepare documents to return their tickets to Egypt, or exchange for a flight to Turkey at Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Russia on Friday, Nov. 6, suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula a week ago. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    Passengers prepare documents to return their tickets to Egypt, or exchange for a flight to Turkey at Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Russia on Friday, Nov. 6, suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula a week ago. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)  (The Associated Press)

  • Passengers check documents to return their tickets to Egypt, or exchange for a flight to Turkey at Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Russia on Friday, Nov. 6, suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula a week ago. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    Passengers check documents to return their tickets to Egypt, or exchange for a flight to Turkey at Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Russia on Friday, Nov. 6, suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after days of resisting U.S. and British suggestions that a bomb may have brought down a Russian plane in the Sinai Peninsula a week ago. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)  (The Associated Press)

The latest on the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt that killed all 224 people onboard. (All times local.)

9:50 p.m.

President Vladimir Putin has canceled all Russian flights to Egypt until aviation security is improved there, but some Russians apparently did not hear the news.

Travelers intending to go to Egypt on vacation showed up Saturday morning at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, unaware that their flights had been cancelled. Some were disappointed, but appeared to be trying to take the news in stride.

Tourist Vyacheslav Kuznetsov said "if there is a reason to cancel, then it's better not to fly."

A Metrojet Airbus A321-200 crashed 23 minutes after takeoff from the Sharm el-Sheikh airport in Egypt on Oct. 31, killing all 224 people on board, mostly Russian tourists. U.S. and British officials think the plane may have been blown up by a bomb.