EgyptAir intensifies flights to transport pilgrims from Holy Lands to Egypt

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 - 09:25 GMT

Egypt’s Flag carrier EgyptAir, announced on Friday, intensifying flights to accommodate pilgrims wishing to return to Egypt as part of its air bridge to transport the pilgrims after the end of the Hajj rituals from the Holy Lands.

EgyptAir to start air bridge for returning pilgrims from Saudi Arabia, Wednesday

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt’s Flag carrier EgyptAir, will begin its air bridge Wednesday to transport the pilgrims after the end of the Hajj rituals from the Holy Lands to Egypt.

EgyptAir to launch direct flights between Cairo, 3 African capitals in July

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 12:53 GMT

That is upon the requests of Egyptian expats.

EgyptAir operates 17 flights transporting thousands of pilgrims to Mecca

Fri, 31 May 2024 - 01:14 GMT

EgyptAir has released guidelines for pilgrims traveling from Egyptian airports to the Holy Lands for this year's Hajj pilgrimage.

EgyptAir operates 1st air bridge flight Wednesday to transport Hajj pilgrims

Wed, 29 May 2024 - 12:10 GMT

The first groups of Hajj pilgrims will depart on Wednesday, on board the fleet of the national company EgyptAir, on flight No. MS1693, to transport pilgrims from Gharbia and Menoufia.

EgyptAir resumes flights to Dubai after one-day hiatus due to bad weather

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 - 12:08 GMT

The UAE announced on Wednesday the suspension of flights following major disturbances in aviation traffic due to bad weather conditions.

EgyptAir announces temporary cessation of Cairo-Dubai flights due to UAE's bad weather conditions

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 - 11:59 GMT

Egypt Air announced a temporary cessation of its flights between Cairo and Dubai and vice versa due to the bad weather conditions in the Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

EgyptAir resumes flights to Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 09:59 GMT

EgyptAir announces the resumption of flights to and from various airports in Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon

Official statement: Egyptian airspace remains open

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 09:55 GMT

The Ministry urges all citizens to refrain from spreading rumors and rely only on information from official sources.

EgyptAir Flight heading to Jeddah returns to Borg el Arab after witnessing malfunction

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 - 09:05 GMT

EgyptAir company announced that flight no. MS4413 that was heading from Borg el Arab Airport to Jeddah International Airport had witnessed a malfunction that forced it to return back to Borg el Arab Airport.

EgyptAir to operate 374 flights to bring nearly 81,800 pilgrims back home

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 - 07:06 GMT

EgyptAir has completed its all arrangements to operate 374 flights to carry 81,797 pilgrims back home from Jeddah and Madina during the period of April 8-22 after they have finished performing their Umrah (Lesser Pilgrimage).

Lawmakers call for probe into ‘suspicion of wasting public funds’ by state-owned EgyptAir

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 - 01:14 GMT

A few days ago, Yahya Zakaria, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Holding Company for EgyptAir, informed Al Sharq that the company has entered into a contract to sell 12 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. According to Zakaria, the decision to sell these aircraft was made due to their unsuitability for climatic conditions. He further clarified that the proceeds from the deal would be utilized to repay the loan taken out for the purchase of the aircraft.

18 EgyptAir employees detained for trading company funds in parallel market

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 02:41 GMT

Egypt's Public Prosecution has detained 18 individuals responsible for EgyptAir's treasury on allegations of illegally trading nearly $1 million of the company's funds in the parallel market.

EgyptAir cancels Cairo-bound flight from Kigali after bird strike

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 - 07:14 GMT

Egypt's flag carrier, EgyptAir, was forced to cancel Flight MS835 from Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, to Cairo after the aircraft's engine encountered a bird strike during takeoff from the runway.

EgyptAir flight changes its course, land in Geneva to save passenger life

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 - 06:30 GMT

EgyptAir announced, Thursday, that out of the company’s concern for the safety of its customers, it has changed the course of its B777/300 flight No. MS985, with 309 passengers on board,

EgyptAir denies issuing airline tickets inside Egypt in foreign currency

Mon, 12 Feb 2024 - 09:17 GMT

EgyptAir denied in a statement what was circulated on social media regarding issuing airline tickets inside Egypt in foreign currency instead of the Egyptian pound.

EgyptAir prevents individuals under 18 from traveling abroad without their guardians

Sat, 30 Dec 2023 - 10:20 GMT

EgyptAir has posted an announcement stating that minors under the age of 18 will not be allowed to travel outside Egypt to any destination without their guardians.

EgyptAir operates 1st flight to Port Sudan via newest line

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 10:49 GMT

This comes in light of the Egyptian state’s plan to maximize revenues and increase economic growth rates by stimulating air traffic between different countries.

EgyptAir to operate new flights to New Delhi, Misrata, Tokyo this year: Minister

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 - 11:02 GMT

EgyptAir will operate new flights to India’s New Delhi as of August and Libya’s Misrata and Japan’s Tokyo starting September, Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Abbas Helmi said on Wednesday.

Flights in Egypt surge by 29% in H1 of 2023

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 06:28 GMT

The ministry added that the number of passengers increased by about 43.5 percent to a total of 23.2 million passengers during the first half of 2023, compared to 16.15 million passengers in the same period of 2022.