Nile Air is an Egyptian airline based at Cairo International Airport which operates scheduled services to destinations in the Middle East, Egypt, Persian Gulf, Southern Europe and Africa.
The airlines Egypt's leading private full service carrier operating scheduled services from Cairo and Alexandria to emerging airports in the region with a fleet of modern Airbus A320-200 aircraft.
The airline operates to the following destinations including Abha, Al Ain, Alexandria, Baghdad, Basra, Buraidah, Cairo, Hofuf, Istanbul, Hurghada, Jeddah, Istanbul, Jizan, Kuwait City, Sakakah, Ta'if, Tabuk, Yanbu, Sharm el-Sheikh, Port Sudan and many others. The airline is the second largest airline and the largest private airline in Egypt.
Nile Air offers a two-class product (business & economy class) and regularly upgrades to the aircraft interiors to ensure the highest standards are always maintained. The airline aims to provide passengers with a superior flight experience.
Business Class: Offered 40kg of checked baggage on all flights to/from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Sudan, United Arab Emirates and Iraq.
Economy Class: on the same flights are offered 30kg of checked baggage.
Unchecked baggage is 7kg and infants are entitled to 10kg of checked baggage.
Passengers with checked baggage exceeding the allowance will be liable to pay excess baggage fees.
The airline doesn't offer online check-in yet, however, it's in the process of making web check-in available to all passengers.
Airport check-in is the only type of check-in that the airline offers. To check-in at the airport, visit one of the Nile Air check-in pages.
The economy class cabin aims to provide low-cost value, while also exceeding expectations.
The airline offers a full service product, with beverages and meals, as well as your baggage allowance included in the price of an economy ticket. This means you won’t need to pay extra fees for baggage allowance.
The airline operates a young and modern fleet. In economy, you can expect comfortable seating with generous recline and padded headrests.
There are 8 seats in the separate Business cabin, giving an exclusive and private feel.
Benefits of travelling business include dedicated business class check-in counters and priority baggage collection. Business Class guests are also entitled to a generous luggage allowance.
At the airline’s base in Cairo and most international destination, business passengers can enjoy access to the premium lounge where they can choose to relax before departure.
Nile Air services a wide selection of fresh and delicious hot meals on every flight in Business Class.
Business seats have a pitch of 42 inches, and are upholstered in fine padded leather. Passengers can select where they sit when booking, and are assured either a window seat or aisle seat.
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, AlMasria Universal Airlines and soon to be SkyBird Airlines. The airport has three runaways 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, Joon, Lufthansa, Middle East Airlines, Sudan Airways, Royal Falcon, Oman Air and Qatar Airways.