EgyptAir is the flag carrier airline of Egypt offering scheduled flights to destinations around the world. First established in 1932 as Misr Airwork, EgyptAir is a first choice for business and leisure travel in Africa. Headquartered at the EgyptAir Administrative Complex in Cairo, the airline is run by Chairman and CEO Mr. Hussein Massoud.
From its hub at Cairo International Airport, EqyptAir operates regular flights to over 70 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the United States. EgyptAir flights from London Heathrow Airport provide a direct link for UK passengers. A reliable domestic network and Star Alliance membership has proved EgyptAir is a popular airline with business travellers. The airline’s logo is considered one of the more intriguing designs found on a tail fin. The ancient figure of Horus, a winged god is relevant to EqyptAir through its link to Egyptian mythology and his position in the skies.
Passengers are advised to check in three hours before international flights and two hours for domestic travel. All EgyptAir passengers are asked to arrive at the gate 45 minutes before the scheduled departure.
EgyptAir Economy passengers are permitted one hold bag weighing up to 20kg, Business Class 30kg and First Class ticket holders can check in up to 40kg. Hand luggage must not exceed 8kg. Economy can carry one item, and Business and First Class travellers are allowed two items.
Egyptair offers a seat pitch of 32 inches in Economy Class. Business Class offers 38 inches on domestic flights and 48 inches for international travel. First Class passengers can enjoy a seat pitch of 62 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
EgyptAir Plus is the airline’s frequent flyer programme. Members can earn points for every journey to spend on rewards and partner services. Check EgyptAir information on how to apply for membership.
EgyptAir cares about the needs of each passenger and offers an in-flight special meals service. Passengers with restricted dietary requirements can order a separate dish on long-haul flights. The menu includes diabetic meals, Hindu dishes, kosher food, seafood, infant meals and a vegetarian option.