Tag: Egyptair

Azorra purchases 12 A220-300s from EGYPTAIR

Azorra is today announcing the purchase of 12 Airbus A220-300s from EGYPTAIR, the flag carrier of Egypt. Azorra is acquiring the aircraft from EGYPTAIR to support the airline’s ongoing fleet transformation, as it seeks to expand its offering to passengers. John Evans, CEO and Founder of Azor...

Air Lease Corporation announces lease placement of 18 Boeing 737-8 with EgyptAir

Air Lease Corporation has announced long-term lease contracts for 18 new Boeing 737-8 aircraft with EgyptAir, the state-owned flag carrier of Egypt. These new Boeing aircraft are confirmed to be delivered to the airline from 2025 through to 2026 from Air Lease Corporation's (ALC) order book with Bo...

EgyptAir to resume direct flights between Cairo and Moscow

EgyptAir to resume direct flights between Cairo and Moscow

By Bassant Mohammed, Daily News Egypt EgyptAir announced on Tuesday that it will be resuming direct flights between Cairo and Moscow starting 15 April. EgyptAir will conduct one flight per day, asserting that people who wish to travel between Cairo and Moscow should contact customer service o...

Egypt, Sudan airlines sign MoU to boost ties

Egypt, Sudan airlines sign MoU to boost ties

By Mohammed Abu Zaid, Arab News Egypt’s national carrier EgyptAir has launched a strategic partnership with Sudan Airways to strengthen aviation ties between the two countries. Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Mohamed Manar and Khaled Al-Sheikh, deputy Sudanese ambassador t...

EGYPTAIR tourism and duty free Co. lands cloud contract with IBM

EGYPTAIR tourism and duty free Co. lands cloud contract with IBM

IBM and EGYPTAIR Tourism and Duty Free Co. announced today a new agreement in which the airline will leverage IBM Cloud to scale and modernize EGYPTAIR Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System. By adopting IBM Cloud, EGYPTAIR will also leverage IBM Watson Assistant to...

EgyptAir set to fly back to Qatar

EgyptAir set to fly back to Qatar

By MOHAMMED ABU ZAID, arabnews EgyptAir plans to operate a daily flight to the Qatari capital, Doha, after airspace was reopened between the two countries following the AlUla agreement that was concluded in Saudi Arabia last week. The Chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company Rushdi Zakaria said th...

EgyptAir becomes 1st African airline to add Airbus A320Neo simulator to training academy

By Staff Writer, Daily News Egypt The EgyptAir Training Academy announced it will launch a new Airbus A320neo simulator in mid-November, the first African airline to do so. The installation will occur with the approval of EASA FSTD Issue 2 Level D, and features engines (IAE V2527-A5 CEO/CFM ...

EgyptAir cancels all Kuwait-bound flights in a tit-for-tat move

EgyptAir cancels all Kuwait-bound flights in a tit-for-tat move

By Staff Writer, Saudi Gazette CAIRO — In a tit-for-tat move, Egypt canceled all its Kuwait-bound flights after the Gulf nation included Cairo on the list of 31 coronavirus “high risk” countries and suspended its flight operation until further notice. Egypt’s national carr...

EgyptAir Suspends all international flights from March 19

EgyptAir Suspends all international flights from March 19

The Egyptian Government has suspended all air traffic in all Egyptian airports, in an attempt to minimize the spread of Coronavirus, starting this Thursday noon, March 19, 2020, until March 31, 2020, said Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar. The minister stressed that all tickets booked i...

AerCap and EGYPTAIR Reach Agreement on the Conversion of 7 Previously Executed Leases for Airbus neo Aircraft

AerCap and EGYPTAIR Reach Agreement on the Conversion of 7 Previously Executed Leases for Airbus neo Aircraft

AerCap Holdings N.V. and EGYPTAIR today announced they have signed documents converting seven leases for Airbus A320neos into leases for seven Airbus A321neos. The announcement was made during the 2019 Dubai Airshow in the presence of EGYPTAIR Holding Company Chairman & CEO Captain Ahmed ...

First Airbus A220 delivery to EgyptAir

First Airbus A220 delivery to EgyptAir

EgyptAir has has taken delivery of its first of 12 Airbus A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator in the Middle East and North African region, and sixth operator worldwide. The Cairo-based airline intends to fly the aircraft on routes to and from its main Egyptian Hub in Cai...

First EgyptAir A220-300 completes inaugural test flight

First EgyptAir A220-300 completes inaugural test flight

The first Airbus A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first of 12 aircraft EgyptAir has on order is due to be delivered to the Cairo-based airline in the coming weeks. The A220 for EgyptAir is outfitted with a brand ne...

EgyptAir flies home a new 787 Dreamliner using sustainable fuel

EgyptAir flies home a new 787 Dreamliner using sustainable fuel

Boeing has delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for Egyptair via a lease agreement with AerCap and the North African carrier flew the aircraft back to Cairo using sustainable aviation fuel. Egypt’s national carrier took advantage of a new Boeing program and filled the aircraft with biofuel for t...

flynas signs agreement with Egyptair to add new destinations in Europe and Africa

flynas signs agreement with Egyptair to add new destinations in Europe and Africa

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier (LCC) flynas has signed a multilateral interline traffic agreement with Egypt’s national carrier Egyptair. The agreement aims to offer passengers of both airlines a wider range of air travel options, where flynas’ passengers will be able to visit several new de...

UK contract wins and renewals for Menzies Aviation

UK contract wins and renewals for Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation has secured a number of ground handling contract wins and renewals at airports across its UK business. At London Heathrow Airport, EgyptAir, a long-standing customer of 18 years, has renewed its contract with Menzies World Cargo for a three-year term. Operating a daily Boeing ...

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