Civil Aviation

President Sisi directs development of Egyptian civil aviation sector

Wed, 11 Jan 2023 - 03:02 GMT

The president directives took place during a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Chief of the General Intelligence Directorate Abbas Kamel, and Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Abbas Helmy.

Egypt, South Korea talk activation of people-to-people exchange

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 10:00 GMT

Korean Ambassador Hong Jin-wook and His Excellency the Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Lieutenant General Mohamed Abbas Helmy, discussed ways of cooperation to activate people to people exchange between the two countries in the post Covid pandemic era.

Capacity of Egypt's Cairo International Airport spikes by almost sixfold over 60 years

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 03:13 GMT

Chairman of the Holding Company for Airports Mohamed Said Mahrous stated the figure in a speech Wednesday on the occasion of the 59 anniversary of Cairo International Airport.

Egypt warms up for winter tourism with strict safety measures and new all-inclusive experience of leisure, culture

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 07:20 GMT

As every year, Egypt is preparing to receive tourists from everywhere in the world for many of its resorts, known for being of a warm weather and charming nature over the course of the year, especially during winter.

Cairo’s Airport Museums inaugurates on May 18

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 10:56 GMT

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany and Minister of Civil Aviation Mohammed Manar, inaugurated today, in celebration of International Museum Day, two new museums at Cairo International Airport in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

Memory of the day:- Founding of Egypt's Alexandria in 332 BC

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:40 GMT

On April 7, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Abandoned for 20 yrs: El-Kharga Airport’s Park turns into artistic piece

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 03:52 GMT

Despite its strategic location, a park surrounding Kharga Airport in Egypt’s Western Desert has been neglected for around 20 years.

EgyptAir gets new chairman Amr Abo el-Enein

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 02:22 GMT

Amr Abo el-Enein has been appointed as an interim chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company.

EgyptAir to operate flights from KSA to Cairo

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 10:31 GMT

National flag carrier EgyptAir announced, Monday, operating number of flights from Saudi Arabia to Cairo as of Tuesday, December 29, in accordance with the new travel instructions announced by the Kingdom’s authorities.

Funding portfolio for projects in Egypt's civil aviation sector hits $225.7M

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 01:35 GMT

This comes within the framework of the Ministry of Civil Aviation's plan to develop the civil aviation system.

Cairo-Moscow flights to resume mid-September: Egypt’s flag carrier

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 09:00 GMT

EgyptAir said it will resume flights with Russia’s Aeroflot airlines, which have been suspended since March.

Retrial of Egypt’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik for squandering public money set on Sept. 5

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 01:48 GMT

On April 7, 2013, a Cairo criminal court acquitted the three defendants of the charges. However, the public prosecution appealed against the ruling since then.

Flight bringing home stranded Egyptians from Serbia, Greece land in Marsa Alam

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 09:55 GMT

Sources at the Ministry of Civil Aviation told Egypt Today that the flight landed in Marsa Alam International Airport on March 24.

Civil aviation minister follows up precautionary measures at Cairo airport

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 12:37 GMT

Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar on Saturday inspected Cairo International Airport to follow up the measures that have been taken to conduct medical tests for the arriving passengers.

Tourism min., TUI mull bolstering cooperation in next period

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 - 10:22 GMT

Anani discussed on Friday with officials of TUI Group ways of boosting tourism and increasing the tourist influx to Egypt in the coming period.

Civil Aviation Ministry ready for AFCON final

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 09:31 GMT

In a statement Sunday, Younis urged all the airport and EgyptAir staff to do their best to serve the African fans in a way which suits Egypt's position.

Civil Aviation bans Boeing B737 Max from passing Egyptian airspace

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 10:28 GMT

The Egyptian Civil Aviation banned the crossing, landing and takeoff of Boeing B737 Max aircraft for passenger and aviation safety.

Cairo among top favorite Kuwaiti tourist destinations: Kuwaiti official

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 10:14 GMT

Kuwait's Directorate General for Civil Aviation said Egypt is among the top favorite destinations for Kuwaitis to spend their holidays.

Egyptian expats’ dead bodies to be shipped by domestic airlines

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 09:40 GMT

Minister of Civil Aviation Younes al-Masry directed the Egyptian domestic airports to cooperate with EgyptAir to ship the expats' dead bodies upon their arrival

Civil Aviation refutes ‘remarks on shipping expats’ dead bodies’

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 09:44 GMT

Abdel Aal said in his meeting with Kuwaiti reporters in Kuwait that deporting dead bodies of expatriates is very costly for the country.