EgyptAir is the national flag carrier of Egypt. The airline is based at Cairo International Airport (CAI) and operates scheduled passenger services to more than 80 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Since 2008, EgyptAir has been a member of Star Alliance which meant the airline could be able to connect more passengers from Europe to the Middle East, Southeast Asia and even the Far East. EgyptAir has codeshare agreements with Aegean Airlines, Air China, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Thai Airways International and Turkish Airlines.
The airline's logo is Horus, the sky deity in ancient Egyptian methodology. EgyptAir also owns numerous subsidiary airlines, with
Did you know? EgyptAir is one of the world’s pioneer airlines! The airline was established in May of 1932 and became the seventh carrier in the world. The airline initially began operating under the Misr Airwork brand before rebranding into Misrair in 1949. The airline has gone through further rebrands, becoming United Arab Airlines in 1957 before finally becoming EgyptAir in 1971.
Popular destinations that EgyptAir flies to includes Cairo, London, Sohag, Abu Simbel, Juba, Entebbe, Dar-Es-salaam, Lusaka, Barcelona, Madrid, Casablanca, Manchester, Paris, Stockholm, Oslo, Berlin, Sofia, Athens and Istanbul.
|Algiers||Houari Boumediene Airport||ALG|
|Yerevan||Zvartnots International Airport||EVN|
|Vienna||Vienna International Airport||VIE|
|Manama||Bahrain International Airport||BAH|
|Douala||Douala International Airport||DLA|
|Toronto||Toronto Pearson International Airport||YYZ|
|N'Djamena||N'Djamena International Airport||NDJ|
|Beijing||Beijing Capital International Airport||PEK|
|Guangzhou||Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport||CAN|
|Hangzhou||Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport||HGH|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong International Airport||HKG|
|Abidjan||Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport||ABJ|
|Larnaca||Larnaca International Airport||LCA|
|Abu Simbel||Abu Simbel Airport||ABS|
|Alexandria||Borg El Arab Airport||HBE|
|Aswan||Aswan International Airport||ASW|
|Cairo||Cairo International Airport||CAI|
|El Alamein||El Alamein International Airport||DBB|
|Hurghada||Hurghada International Airport||HRG|
|Luxor||Luxor International Airport||LXR|
|Marsa Alam||Marsa Alam International Airport||RMF|
|Marsa Matruh||Marsa Matruh International Airport||MUH|
|Sharm El Sheikh||Sharm El Sheikh International Airport||SSH|
|Sohag||Sohag International Airport||HMB|
|Asmara||Asmara International Airport||ASM|
|Addis Ababa||Addis Ababa Bole International Airport||ADD|
|Paris||Charles de Gaulle Airport||CDG|
|Berlin||Berlin Schönefeld Airport||SXF|
|Accra||Kotoka International Airport||ACC|
|Athens||Athens International Airport||ATH|
|Budapest||Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport||BUD|
|Mumbai||Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport||BOM|
|Baghdad||Baghdad International Airport||BGW|
|Erbil||Erbil International Airport||EBL|
|Tel Aviv||Ben Gurion International Airport||TLV|
|Bergamo||Orio al Serio International Airport||BGY|
|Milan||Milan Malpensa Airport||MXP|
|Naples||Naples International Airport||NAP|
|Rome||Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino International Airport||FCO|
|Trapani||Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani–Birgi||TPS|
|Osaka||Kansai International Airport||KIX|
|Tokyo||Narita International Airport||NRT|
|Amman||Queen Alia International Airport||AMM|
|Nairobi||Jomo Kenyatta International Airport||NBO|
|Kuwait City||Kuwait International Airport||KWI|
|Beirut||Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport||BEY|
|Bamako||Modibo Keita International Airport||BKO|
|Casablanca||Mohammed V International Airport||CMN|
|Amsterdam||Amsterdam Airport Schiphol||AMS|
|Abuja||Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport||ABV|
|Kano||Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport||KAN|
|Lagos||Murtala Muhammed International Airport||LOS|
|Muscat||Muscat International Airport||OOMS|
|Doha||Hamad International Airport||DOH|
|Moscow||Domodedovo International Airport||DME|
|Kigali||Kigali International Airport||KGL|
|Abha||Abha Regional Airport||AHB|
|Dammam||King Fahd International Airport||DMM|
|Gassim||Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz International Airport||ELQ|
|Jeddah||King Abdulaziz International Airport||JED|
|Medina||Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport||MED|
|Riyadh||King Khalid International Airport||RUH|
|Johannesburg||O. R. Tambo International Airport||JNB|
|Juba||Juba International Airport||JUB|
|Barcelona||Barcelona–El Prat Airport||BCN|
|Madrid||Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport||MAD|
|Khartoum||Khartoum International Airport||KRT|
|Dar es Salaam||Julius Nyerere International Airport||DAR|
|Bangkok||Suvarnabhumi International Airport||BKK|
|Tunis||Tunis–Carthage International Airport||TUN|
|Entebbe||Entebbe International Airport||EBB|
|Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi International Airport||AUH|
|Dubai||Dubai International Airport||DXB|
|Sharjah||Sharjah International Airport||SJH|
|London||London Heathrow International Airport||LHR|
|New York City||John F. Kennedy International Airport||JFK|
|Washington, D.C.||Washington Dulles International Airport||IAD|
|Tel Aviv||Ben Gurion Airport||TLV|
For international routes with Egyptair.
Two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 32 kgs and maximum dimensions of 158 cm. Two pieces of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 8kg.
Two pieces of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kgs. One piece of hand luggage with maximum weight of 8kg.
Passengers that want to check-in online on EgyptAir can do so using the online check-in page. Online check-in opens 4 hours before flight time and closes 90 minutes before flight time.
EgyptAir check-in desks close one hour before flight time for international flights and 30 minutes before flight time for domestic flights. It's recommended that you arrive at the airport around three hours before international flights and 1.5—2 hours before domestic flights. Especially if you have baggage to check.
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Egpytair's Economy Class is comfortable for the budget traveler with on board service, whether flying short or long haul.
Refreshments including tea and coffee are provided in Economy Class. Lunch made with fresh ingredients from salads, pasta to grilled chicken is provided on longer flight journeys, for example from Athens to Cairo.
If your preference is window, extra legroom or aisle, you can request to select a seat after or during your booking. For Economy Class passengers, selecting your seat is a fee if you are travelling internationally. Prices vary depending on your destination.
Egyptair doesn't offer Premium Economy on its flights. If you'd like to upgrade from Economy to receive more comfortable seats with extra perks and an exceptional standard of service, consider choosing Business Class.
Egyptair Business is an upgrade from premium economy, and is available on all long-haul flights.
Travelling business class means you can relax in a dedicated Airport Lounge, and enjoy a pre-flight meal.
Business Class seats are designed to offer premium comfort. Passengers will receive an amenities pack, and can sit back and enjoy a personal flat screen TV. A specialised in-flight menu will also be served.
The highest-tier cabin that Egyptair offer is First Class.
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EgyptAir operates a frequent flyer program called EgyptAir Plus to reward regular travellers with EgyptAir.
There are four tiers of membership:
EgyptAir as a Star Alliance member guarantees that you can earn and redeem miles on some Star Alliance Airline Partner. Every time you travel with EgyptAir on international and domestic routes and Star Alliance Airline Partners, you will earn miles. Recently the airline launched a campaign supporting local travel for passengers in Egypt, in which the airline encourages Egyptians to book holidays inside the country, instead of going abroad.
The purpose of the campaign is to promote local tourism and help develop the country's tourism economic muscle not only by immigrants but also local Egyptians. EgyptAir chairman Safwat Mesallam stated local tour operators are willing to offer four day holidays at competitive prices that include flights with the airline all across Egypt.
EgyptAir's fleet consists of a mix of Airbus and Boeing aircraft: A320-232, A321-231, A330-243, A330-300, A340-212, B737-500, B777-300 and B777-200.
Cairo International Airport is the international airport of Cairo and the busiest in Egypt and serves as the primary hub for Egyptair. The airport also acts as a hub for Air Cairo, Air Go AMC Airlines, EgyptAir Express, Nesma Airlines, and AlMasria Universal Airlines
The airport has three runways and can handle nearly 18 million passengers every year. Other airlines which fly to and from Cairo International Airport include Aeroflot, Alitalia, British Airways, Emirates, Gulf Air, Lufthansa, Middle East Airlines, Sudan Airways, Oman Air, Royal Falcon, Joon and Qatar Airways.