Egyptair has had its 50th Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 delivered, marking a major milestone in the flag carrier’s history. The 737 is the 17th of 20 ordered by EGYPTAIR between 2005 and 2009, and also mark a 45-year partnership between Boeing and Egyptair.
EgyptAir has confirmed it will re-launch services to Iraq next month for the first time in 21 years. The carrier – which has been nominated as Africa’s Leading Airline by the prestigious World Travel Awards - pulled out of Iraq following the invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
EgyptAir is glad to announce that starting 20 Jun 2011, EgyptAir will start operating new international service from Cairo to Abha in Saudi Arabia .
EgyptAir is glad to announce that starting from 30 June 2011, it will increase its non-stop frequencies from Cairo to Johannesburg by operating 5 weekly flights
British prime minister David Cameron has arrived in Egypt as the country seeks to normalise relations with the outside world following the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak. Cameron had long-planned to visit the Gulf region but rejinked his to hold talks with the military leadership of Egypt in a bid to help ensure a “genuine transition” to civilian rule.
Egypt Air is expanding its fast-growing network further with the launch of a twice weekly service between Khartoum, Sudan, and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
Egyptair has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330-300 as part of the national flag carrier’s rapid fleet expansion and upgrade programme.
Egyptair and leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) took delivery Monday of the first Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) commercial jetliner to join Egyptair’s fleet.
Boeing and EgyptAir announce that the airline has converted a previous order for two 777s into an order for an additional eight Next-Generation 737-800s.
EgyptAir has signed an agreement to install full Mobile OnAir and Internet OnAir inflight passenger communications services on its fleet of twin-aisle Airbus 330-300 aircraft.
From 1 June, Singapore Airlines’ customers will be able to enjoy daily flights between Singapore and Cairo as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement with EgyptAir.