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Egypt is a country in north-eastern Africa and south-western Asia. It is bordered on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, on the east by Israel and the Red Sea, on the south by Sudan, and on the west by Libya. The country has a maximum length from north to south of about 1085 km (about 675 mi) and a maximum width, near the southern border, of about 1255 km (about 780 mi). It has a total area of 997,739 sq km (385,229 sq mi). Cairo is the capital and largest city
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September 1, 2016AMC Aviation [added] was rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999
December 23, 2015Planned carrier Emy Airlines selects Airbus for fleet [added]
October 16, 2015Tristar Air suspended operations in Oct2015 due to the crash of its sole aircraft, an A.300BF [update]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus
Air Alexandrie

1980 - 1981

Inactive

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Air Arabia Egypt

2010 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Arabia Egypt secured it operating license from the Egyptian authorities on the 22May2010 & began commercial operations on 01Jun2010. The airline is based at Alexandria's Borg El Arab Airport
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Air Cairo

2003 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Cairo was founded in 2003. Its main base is Cairo International Airport
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Air Cargo Egypt

**** - ****

Inactive

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Air Go Airlines

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Go Airlines was founded in 2013 & operations started 05Dec2013 with Cairo Int'l to Beiru
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Air Italy Egypt

2009 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments : Euro Mediterranean Airlines was established in 2006 and started operations in Apr2007. Renamed to Air Italy Egypt in Sep2009
^ Genealogy : Euro Mediterranean Airlines >Air Italy Egypt
Air Leisure

2014 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Leisure was founded in 2014
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Air Memphis

1996 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Memphis operations started on 15Mar1996
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Air Sinai

1982* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Sinai was established in 1982 to fly scheduled services between Egypt and Israel
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Al Farana Airline

**** - ****

Status?

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Alexandria Airlines

2007 - date

Active

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ALIM Airlines

1993 - 1997

Inactive

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AlMasria Universal Airlines

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments : AlMasria Universal Airlines operations started on 30Jun2009
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AMC Airlines (Aircraft Maintenance Company)

1999 - date

Active

^ Comments : President Elsayed Saber & his family launched AMC Aviation to conduct worldwide. passenger charter operations. Operations started on 30Jun1992. Rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999
^ Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines
AMC Aviation

1992 - 1999

Renamed

^ Comments : President Elsayed Saber & his family launched AMC Aviation to conduct worldwide. passenger charter operations. Operations started on 30Jun1992. Rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999
^ Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines
Anka Aviation

(2009)

Began?

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Arabia (Arab International Airlines)

1979 - 1981

Inactive

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Aviator

2015 - date

Active

^ Comments : Aviator was founded on 14 Jan2015
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Cairo Air Transport

(1990s)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport
Cairo Aviation

1997 - date

Active

^ Comments : Cairo Aviation was established in 1997 by Dr Ibrahim Kamel’s Kato Group & operations started on 30Jun1997
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Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

1992 - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport
Egypt Air Charter

1978* - 1979*

Status?

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Egypt Leisure Airlines

(2013)

Began?

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EgyptAir

1971 - date

Active

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
EgyptAir Cargo

2003* - date

Active

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EgyptAir Express

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Egyptair Express was founded in May2006 & started operations on 01Jun2007
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Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company

(1991 - 1992)

Renamed

^ Comments : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company was renamed to Sharouk Airlines prior to start up
^ Genealogy : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company >Shorouk Airlines
Emy Airlines

2016 >

Planned

^ Comments : Planned carrier Emy Airlines selected Airbus for fleet
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Euro Mediterranean Airlines (Euromediterranean)

2007 - 2009

Renamed

^ Comments : Euro Mediterranean Airlines was established in 2006 and started operations in Apr2007. Renamed to Air Italy Egypt in Sep2009
^ Genealogy : Euro Mediterranean Airlines >Air Italy Egypt
FastLink

(2006)

Began?

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Flash Airlines

2002 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Flash Airlines
FlyEgypt (T1 Airlines)

2015 - date

Active

^ Comments : FlyEgypt was founded in 2014 & its first commercial flight heading to Jeddah to uplift a group of VIPs was on 12Feb2015
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Heliopolis Airlines

1996* - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : >Flash Airlines
IACC (International Air Cargo Corporation)

1977 - 1979*

Status?

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Jupiter Airways

**** - ****

Status?

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Koral Blue

2007 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : Koral Blue was formed by Tunisia's Karthago Airlines in Jan2006 to operate passenger chater services from Red Sea resorts. Started operations on 27Mar2007
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Lotus Air

1998 - 2011

Inactive

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Luxor Air (Luxorair)

1999* - 2008*

Inactive

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Mediterranean Airlines

1991 - 1999

Inactive

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Midwest Airlines

1999 - 2013

Inactive

^ Comments : Midwest Airlines operations started on 15Jun1999
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Misr Airlines

1933 - 1949

Renamed

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
Misr Overseas Airways

1989* - 1989

Inactive

^ Comments : Misr Overseas Airways ceased operations in 1989
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Misrair

1946 - 1960

Renamed

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
Misrair

1978* - 1979*

Status?

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National Aviation

1986 - 2002

Inactive

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National Overseas Airlines

1997* - 1997*

Inactive

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Nefertiti Aviation

1979* - 1980*

Status?

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Nerfertiti Airlines

Pre 1982

Status?

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Nesma Airlines

2010 - date

Active

^ Comments : Nesma Airlines first commercial flight was on 18Jul2010 from Hurghada
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Nile Air

2010 - date

Active

^ Comments : Nile Air was formed in 2007 by Dr. Nasser A. Al-Tayyer, head of Saudi Arabian travel services firm, Al-Tayyar Travel Group. Obtained AOC on 01Nov2009 & started operations in Aug2010
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Nile Delta Air Service

1977 - 1993

Inactive

^ Comments : Nile Delta Air Service was formed in 1976
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Nile Valley Aviation (NIVA)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

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Orca Air (OrcaAir)

1996 - 2002

Inactive

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PACS (Pyramid Airlines Charter Services)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : PACS was formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977
^ Genealogy : Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS
Pan Egyptian International of Cairo

1978* - 1979*

Inactive

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Perfect Air Tours

(1974*)

Began?

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Petroleum Air Services (PAS)

1982 - date

Active

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Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Corp.

1977* - 1977*

Renamed

^ Comments : PACS was formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977
^ Genealogy : Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS
Pharaoh Airlines

1998* - 2003*

Status?

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PTA

(****)

Unconfirmed

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Pyramid Airlines

1977* - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Pyramid Airlines was formed in 1977
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Raslan Air Service (Razlan Air)

1996* - 1999*

Inactive

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SAIDE (Services Int. d'Egypte)(Arabian American Airways)

1947* - 1952

Renamed

^ Comments : SAIDE was formed in 1947 & taken over by Misrair
^ Genealogy : SAIDE >> Misrair >UAA >Egyptair
Scorpio Aviation

1999* - 2002

Inactive

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^ Genealogy :  
Shorouk Airlines

1992 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company was renamed to Sharouk Airlines prior to start up
^ Genealogy : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company >Shorouk Airlines
Smart Aviation Company

2007 - date

Active

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Smartair

2010* - date

Active

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Sun Air

2006 - 2007

Inactive

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Trans Africa Airways

(1970*)

Unconfirmed

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Transmed Airlines

1989 - 1996*

Inactive

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Tristar Air

1998 - 2015

Inactive

^ Comments : Tristar Air suspended operations in Oct2015 due to the crash of its sole aircraft, an A.300BF
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Tropican Air Services

**** - ****

Status?

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Tut Air

(2007)

Began?

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United Alim Airlines (Alim Airlines)

1993 - 1997

Inactive

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United Arab Airlines

1960 - 1971

Renamed

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
ZAS Airlines (Zarkani Aviation Services)

1982 - 1995

Inactive

^ Comments : ZAS Airline was founded by the two brothers Sherif and Emir Zarkani as a freight airline & started operations on 23Nov1982. with a flight from Cairo to Amsterdam to London. In 1987 ZAS was granted a license to carry passenger charter operations. Flights to Jeddah for the Haj were begun that year and then flights to Western Europe
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