Struggling Egyptian charter carrier, Air Memphis (MHS), has been sold to French-Egyptian businessman, Raymond Lakah, (aka Rami Lakah) who intends to use the airline to début charter flights between upper Egypt and Iran it has emerged.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Sunday, March 17, 2013
■ EGYPT: Finalized plan for new $20billion Cairo "airport city" development to be presented in April.
Planning for the construction of a new USD20billion "airport city" near Cairo International Airport is to be concluded come April reports from Egypt’s Ministry of Civil Aviation state. The new development will be the first of three similar projects to be built in the capital, Alexandria (Burg Al Arab airport) and at Port Said airport.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Egyptian Airports Company (EAC) has awarded US-based Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated (ARINC) a three year contract for the installation of its vMUSE passenger processing solution at five regional airports in Egypt including Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Aswan, Borg El Arab and Abu Simbel.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A hot air balloon belonging to Sky Cruise - Egyptian Airship & Balloon Co. of Luxor, this morning burst into flames in mid air, before plummeting to the ground killing 19 tourists who were on-board. Two passengers - the balloon pilot and a tourist - were said to have survived, but have sustained serious burns and have been taken to a local hospital in Luxor, about 450km south of Cairo.
Monday, December 17, 2012
► TURKEY: "Leaked" document purportedly shows Turkish Airlines' planned Africa route expansion plans for 2013.
A leaked document (and we use the term "leaked" in the loosest possible way) purporting to show Turkish Airlines' (TK) intended route expansion time line has been published on the web. According to the document, TK is planning an aggressive expansion into West and Central Africa though Southern Africa appears to remain largely neglected for the foreseeable future.
Friday, August 3, 2012
► EGYPT: Egyptair cancels Sharm el Sheikh - London Heathrow in favour of added Cairo - London flights.
our original July update, Egyptian carrier Egyptair (MS) has announced a revision to its Cairo - London Heathrow and Sharm el Sheikh - London Heathrow routes, the latter of which will be cancelled and rerouted ex-Cairo from 28 October 2012.
The once (1x) weekly Luxor - London Heathrow flight remains unchanged.
|Egyptair Boeing 777-300ER|
Egyptair: Cairo - London Heathrow, United Kingdom
-Effective 28 October 2012, the existing 3x weekly Sharm el Sheikh – London Heathrow service will be cancelled and will shift to Cairo – London Heathrow, whose overall frequencies to LHR will now increase from 11x to 14x weekly.
- MS777 CAI0920 – 1235LHR 333 x5
- MS777 CAI1145 – 1500LHR 333 5
- MS779 CAI1435 – 1755LHR 738 2
- MS779 CAI1700 – 2020LHR 333 4
- MS779 CAI1745 – 2100LHR 738 13
- MS779 CAI1745 – 2100LHR 333 67
- MS779 CAI1745 – 2105LHR 333 5
- MS778 LHR1355 – 2040CAI 333 1
- MS778 LHR1400 – 2045CAI 333 x15
- MS778 LHR1725 – 0010+1CAI 333 5
- MS780 LHR2230 – 0515+1CAI 738 123
- MS780 LHR2230 – 0515+1CAI 333 x123