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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
Latest updates
20Jul15updateFlyEgypt' first commercial flight heading to Jeddah to uplift a group of VIPs was on 12Feb2015 (status changed)
20Jan15updateAviator: Has commenced commercial operations after it secured its AOC from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) on January 14
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 Air Alexandrie

1980 - 1981

Inactive

 

 

 Air Arabia Egypt

2010 - date

Active

 

 

 Air Cairo

1997 - 2003

Renamed

 

>Cairo Aviation

 Air Cargo Egypt

**** - ****

Inactive

 

 

 Air Go Airlines

2013 - date

Active

 

 

 Air Italy Egypt

2009 - 2009

Inactive

 

Air Italy Egypt

 Air Leisure

2014 - date

Active

 

 

 Air Memphis

1996 - date

Active

 

 

 Air Sinai

1982* - date

Active

airline was founded in 1982

 

 Al Farana Airline

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Alexandria Airlines

2007 - date

Active

 

 

 ALIM Airlines

1993 - 1997

Inactive

 

 

 AlMasria Universal Airlines

2009 - date

Active

 

 

 AMC Airlines (Aircraft Maintenance Company)

1992 - date

Active

 

 

 Anka Aviation

(2009)

Began?

 

 

 Arabia (Arab International Airlines)

1979 - 1981

Inactive

 

 

 Aviator

2015 - date

Active

 

 

 Cairo Air Transport

(1990s)

Began?

 

Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

 Cairo Aviation

2003 - date

Active

 

Cairo Aviation

 Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

1992 - 1992*

Inactive

 

Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

 Egypt Air Charter

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Egypt Leisure Airlines

(2013)

Began?

 

 

 EgyptAir

1971 - date

Active

established as Misr Airways on 07May1932 & renamed from UAA on 10Oct1971

...Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

 EgyptAir Cargo

2003* - date

Active

 

 

 EgyptAir Express

2007 - date

Active

 

 

 Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company

1991 - 1992

Renamed

 

>Shorouk Airlines

 Euro Mediterranean Airlines (Euromediterranean)

2007 - 2009

Renamed

 

>Air Italy Egypt

 FastLink

(2006)

Began?

 

 

 Flash Airlines

2002 - 2004

Inactive

 

Flash Airlines

 FlyEgypt (T1 Airlines)

2015 - date

Active

FlyEgypt' first commercial flight heading to Jeddah to uplift a group of VIPs was on 12Feb2015

 

 Heliopolis Airlines

1996* - 2002

Renamed

 

>Flash Airlines

 IACC (International Air Cargo Corporation)

1977 - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Jupiter Airways

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Koral Blue

2007 - 2011

Inactive

 

 

 Lotus Air

1998 - 2011

Inactive

 

 

 Luxor Air (Luxorair)

1999* - 2008*

Inactive

 

 

 Mediterranean Airlines

1991 - 1999

Inactive

 

 

 Midwest Airlines

1999 - 2013

Inactive

 

 

 Misr Airways

1936* - 1949

Renamed

Egyptair is established as Misr Airways on 07May1932

...Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

 Misr Airwork

1932 - 1936*

Renamed

Egyptair is established as Misr Airways on 07May1932

...Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

 Misr Overseas Airways

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

 

 

 Misrair

1949 - 1957

Renamed

Egyptair is established as Misr Airways on 07May1932

...Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

 Misrair

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 National Aviation

1986 - 2002

Inactive

 

 

 National Overseas Airlines

1997* - 1997*

Inactive

 

 

 Nefertiti Aviation

1979* - 1980*

Status?

 

 

 Nerfertiti Airlines

Pre 1982

Status?

 

 

 Nesma Airlines

2010 - date

Active

Nesma Airlines' first commercial flight was on 18Jul2010 from Hurghada

 

 Nile Air

2010 - date

Active

Nile Air was formed in 2007

 

 Nile Delta Air Service

1977 - 1993

Inactive

Nile Delta Air Service was formed in 1976

 

 Nile Valley Aviation (NIVA)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

 

 Orca Air (OrcaAir)

1996 - 2002

Inactive

 

 

 PACS (Pyramid Airlines Charter Services)

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

PACS

 Pan Egyptian International of Cairo

1978* - 1979*

Inactive

 

 

 Perfect Air Tours

(1974*)

Began?

 

 

 Petroleum Air Services (PAS)

1982 - date

Active

 

 

 Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Corp.

1977* - 1977*

Renamed

formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977

Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS

 Pharaoh Airlines

1998* - 2003*

Status?

 

 

 PTA

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Pyramid Airlines

1977* - 2007

Inactive

Pyramid Airlines was formed in 1977

 

 Raslan Air Service (Razlan Air)

1996* - 1999*

Inactive

 

 

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

1947* - 1952

Renamed

SAIDE was formed in 1947 >>Misrair

SAIDE>> Misrair >UAA >Egyptair

 Scorpio Aviation

1999* - 2002

Inactive

 

 

 Shorouk Airlines

1992 - 2003

Inactive

 

Shorouk Airlines

 Smart Aviation Company

2007 - date

Active

 

 

 Smartair

2010* - date

Active

 

 

 Sun Air

2006 - 2007

Inactive

 

 

 Trans Africa Airways

(1970*)

Unconfirmed

 

 

 Transmed Airlines

1989 - 1996*

Inactive

 

 

 Tristar Air

1998 - date

Active

 

 

 Tropican Air Services

**** - ****

Status?

 

 

 Tut Air

(2007)

Began?

 

 

 United Alim Airlines (Alim Airlines)

1993 - 1997

Inactive

 

 

 United Arab Airlines

1960* - 1971

Renamed

United Arab Airlines was renamed to EgyptAir on 10Oct1971

...Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

 ZAS Airlines (Zarkani Aviation Services)

1982 - 1995

Inactive

ZAS Airline was founded by the two brothers Sherif and Emir Zarkani as a freight airline & started ops on 23Nov1982

 

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