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.

EgyptAir operates 21 flights to airlift pilgrims from Saudi Arabia

Sat, 08 Jul 2023 - 02:14 GMT

The company announced in a statement that 8 flights from Jeddah and 9 flights from Medina to the Cairo International Airport, in addition to two flights from Jeddah to Alexandria’s Burj Al Arab Airport, and two other flights from Jeddah to Bamako in Mali.

Al-Azhar re-calls for boycotting Sweden products in protest at burning of copy of Noble Quran

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Al Azhar also voiced its gratitude to the Kingdom of Morocco, king and people, for taking an action against Sweden after summoning the Chargé d'Affaires.

EgyptAir to start air bridging pilgrims from Saudi Arabia on July 1

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 01:01 GMT

The company added that it is keen to overcome all obstacles, to facilitate all procedures for the pilgrims and to provide the best services.

EgyptAir operates 18 flights to Saudi Arabia

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 - 01:12 GMT

Egypt's flagship carrier is operating 10 flights from Cairo to Jeddah and eight flights from Cairo to Medina.

EgyptAir to operate new flights to Manchester, Delhi in July, August

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 08:07 GMT

EgyptAir, the Egyptian national carrier and a member of the Star Alliance, has announced that it will operate its newest airline to Manchester, England, starting next July, and Delhi, India, starting next August

Holders of visit visas to Saudi Arabia banned from entering KSA during Hajj season: EgyptAir

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 06:49 GMT

The company asked all tourism companies and travel agents not to issue tickets or accept visas of all kinds on flights heading to Jeddah/Madinah, starting from Tuesday, May 30, 2023, until Wednesday, June 28, 2023.