The Chairman and CEO of Egypt Air, Hussein Massoud, has been sworn in as the new Egyptian minister of civil aviation
As a result of the increase in traffic between Egypt and Libya, and in response for its customers’ needs, EGYPTAIR took the decision of doubling the flights to the Libyan cities to become 21 weekly flights instead of 11 flights; by double daily flights to Tripoli starting 7th of Dec and a daily flight to Ben Ghazi starting 8th of Dec.
Mohamed Rahma, Egypt Air, Africa’s Leading Business Class Airline
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.