EGYPTAIR, one of the pioneers in aviation industry, was founded on May 7, 1932. The national flag carrier of Egypt operates from the city of Cairo and happens to be the first airline in the Middle-East region. The schedule of EGYPTAIR flights pan across 78 destinations in the world in 53 countries. The highlighting feature of this airline is its cheap air fare and standard in-flight services, which ensure that the travellers do not face any problem while on board. Being a member of Star Alliance, EGYPTAIR works on collaboration of some of the best airlines of the world. The membership also entitles it to benefit from the route network of other member airlines to serve additional 162 locations around the world. The airline also established EgyptAir Express, which is a scheduled domestic and regional airline founded in May, 2006. With regular flights, superior hospitality and convenient online booking of air tickets, EGYPTAIR has managed to become one of the leading airlines in Middle-East. The airline also offers cargo services under EGYPTAIR Cargo that is a leading player in the field of transporting and handling all kind of cargo. The airline also started EGYPTAIR medical services that initially offered medical service only to EGYPTAIR employees and their families. However, now it covers all employees in civil aviation field.less
EGYPTAIR is a member of Star Alliance and as such, it is able to provide air tickets to around 162 locations across the globe at low air fare. EGYPTAIR flights operate to several African cities like Casablanca, Tripoli, Nairobi, Lusaka, Lagos, Kanos, Abidjan and Harare to name a few. The airline also has a schedule of flights serving premiere European destinations such as Paris, Geneva, Milan, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Manchester and Rome among others. Backed by online booking services, dedicated crew, comprehensive schedule and great hospitality, EGYPTAIR has been able to provide a high level of comfort to all its passengers. In Asia, the schedule of EGYPTAIR covers cities like Mumbai and Delhi in India, Guangzhou in China, Bangkok in Thailand, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Singapore. It also serves destinations like Sydney and Melbourne in Australian continent. In the American region, it operates flights to Toronto and Montreal in Canada and New York in the US. The EGYPTAIR airline is known for serving its passengers to the best of their capability and providing best ground services.Less
EgyptAir has a pretty young fleet which includes 73 aircrafts. The fleet consists of 13 Airbus A320-200, 4 Airbus A321-200, 7 Airbus A330-200, 1 Airbus A330-300, 3 Airbus A340-200, 4 Boeing 737-500, 16 Boeing 737-800, 5 Boeing 777-200ER, and 5 Boeing 777-300ER aircrafts.
The Baggage Allowance regulation of EgyptAir allows free luggage allowance for each class of service. For F class it is 50 kilograms, for C Class it is 40 kilograms, for classes Y, B, and M, it is 30 kilograms, and Infants in F, C, and Y are entitled to 10 kilograms of free checked luggage. Any checked baggage exceeding the allowed weight limit is subject to charge.
Egypt Air History
One of the pioneer airlines of the world, EgyptAir was established in May, 1932 and became the 7th carrier of the world. In August, 1933 the airline started commercial operation with service from Cairo to Alexandria. On July17th, 2008, EgyptAir joined the Star Alliance network, to offer customers improved flight services and comfort during travel. On March 10th, 2010, EgyptAir took delivery of its largest aircraft, Boeing 777-300ER.