EgyptAir employees are pushing back

February 1, 2011 9:13:04 AM PST
Cairo airport officials say EgyptAir employees have The officials said about five employees shoved passengers trying to push their way to the counters to reserve a seat as anti-government protests escalated. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media.

About 18,000 passengers packed the airport on Tuesday, many bound for evacuation flights. But flights have been canceled or delayed, leaving thousands stranded.