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Baggage Policy

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EgyptAir's baggage allowances depend on the cabin class each passenger is in.

Business Class

Two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of 32 kg and maximum dimensions of 158 cm. Two pieces of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 8kg.

Economy Class

Two pieces of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg. One piece of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 8kg.

Cabin Classes

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EgyptAir has 4 classes: Economy, Premium Economy, Business and First. Each class has its own benefits and in-flight facilities.

Economy Class

EgpytAir's Economy Class is comfortable for the budget traveller with onboard service, whether flying short or long haul.

Egyptair Economy Class Facilities

Refreshments including tea and coffee are provided in Economy Class. Lunch made with fresh ingredients from salads and pasta to grilled chicken is provided on longer flight journeys, for example from Athens to Cairo.

Economy Class Seats

If your preference is a 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.

Premium Economy

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.

Business Class

Egyptair Business is an upgrade from Premium Economy and is available on all long-haul flights.

Business Class Facilities

Travelling business class means you can relax in a dedicated Airport Lounge, and enjoy a pre-flight meal.

What are Business Class Seats Like?

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.

First Class

The highest-tier cabin that Egyptair offer is First Class.

Frequent Flyer Program

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EgyptAir operates a frequent flyer program called EgyptAir Plus to reward regular travellers with EgyptAir.

EgyptAir Plus

With EgyptAir Plus, there are four tiers of membership:

  • Blue Card
  • Silver Card
  • Golden Card
  • Platinum Card

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 through immigrants but also through 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.


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Online and airport check-in is available for EgyptAir flights. Opening and closing times vary.

Online Check-In

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.

Airport Check-In

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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Destinations that EgyptAir flies to

Popular destinations that EgyptAir flies to include Cairo, Riyadh, London, Sohag, Abu Simbel, Juba and Entebbe, among many others. Click below to see all the destinations EgyptAir offers flights to.

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