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.

EgyptAir denies partnership with Cameroon Airlines

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 01:09 GMT

In a statement, the company dismissed as groundless reports circulated by some websites.

U.S. Senate offers $58B aid to airlines as they struggle to stay airborne

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The coronavirus crisis has ravaged the travel industry and grounded many of the world’s planes, prompting governments to take previously unthinkable steps to prevent bankruptcies, ranging from state handouts to temporarily halting competition rules.

Airlines beg for rescue as coronavirus hit soars to $250 billion

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 05:57 GMT

"We clearly need massive action very quickly and urgently," Alexandre de Juniac, director-general of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), told reporters.

Middle Eastern airlines lose $100M due to coronavirus

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 12:06 GMT

The statement also pointed out that revenues will face a danger if restrictions on aviation continue in Asia.

After flights suspension: British Airways clarifies, UK ambassador apologizes

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 - 03:51 GMT

Many developments occurred including an apology by the UK ambassador and applause for the security measures at Cairo Airport by a British Airways official.

Charter flights from Azerbaijan to Egypt to resume in July

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 03:16 GMT

Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced on Saturday the resumption of charter flights from Baku to Cairo starting July 8 and to Sharm El Sheikh starting July 18.

EgyptAir, AEGEAN Airlines expand codeshare agreement

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 09:57 GMT

EgyptAir and Greece's flag carrier AEGEAN Airlines will give their clients more travel options under a codeshare agreement.

Foreign airlines to face new rivals on popular China routes as restrictions ease

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 08:25 GMT

The change affects about 20 percent of Chinese long-haul daily capacity, according to data compiled for Reuters by Chinese aviation data firm Variflight. The change affects about 20 percent of Chinese long-haul daily capacity, according to data compiled

et's list of famous, perfectly safe airlines

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Some airlines are safer than others as they have not made a single accident.

Airlines body eyes bankruptcy law review to reduce stranded passengers

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:49 GMT

An industry trade body said countries should review bankruptcy laws to reduce number of stranded passengers.

In-flight sexual assaults often unreported; airlines need to step up

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 04:30 GMT

When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline industry off-guard.

EU set to approve easyJet purchase of parts of Air Berlin - sources

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 01:06 GMT

British budget airline easyJet (EZJ.L) is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy parts of failed German peer Air Berlin (AB1.DE).

Thomas Cook bids for Monarch's London Gatwick runway slots

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 03:03 GMT

Travel firm Thomas Cook has bid for failed rival Monarch Airlines’ landing and take-off slots at London Gatwick airport.

Business jets risk U.S. pilot shortage on competition from airlines

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 10:54 GMT

Business jet operators could face a labor shortfall in North America as they compete with U.S. airlines for talent.

Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1 bn

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 01:09 GMT

Emirates Airlines on Sunday agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $15.1 billion at list price, its chief Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum said.

Nile Air celebrates 1 millionth passenger of 2017

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt's largest private airline, Nile Air, just celebrated its one millionth passenger in the first nine months of 2017 this week.

Ban lift on Sharm flights can save UK airlines: British MPs

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 01:15 GMT

The bankruptcy of Monarch Airlines gave rise to calls by a group of British members of Parliament to lift the ban on flights to Sharm El-Sheikh.

Technology glitch causes minor delays for airlines, airports

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 02:00 GMT

Major airlines around the world were briefly hit by computer problems on Thursday morning, causing some minor delays at airports.

Russian tourists return to Egypt within a month

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 08:27 GMT

Egyptian tourism sector is preparing for the return of Russian tourists.