Showing posts with label Alexandria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alexandria. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

► LIBYA: Qatar Airways A320 diverts to Alexandria after militia forces Tripoli tower to deny landing permission.

Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways (QR) has once again been victimized in Libya, this time in Tripoli when on Sunday, August 4, an armed militia are said to have forced Tripoli ATC tower staff to deny an inbound Qatar Airways A320 permission to land, instead forcing it to divert to Alexandria, Egypt. The flight, QR528, then refuelled and returned to Qatar.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

► EGYPT: Air Cairo has started Amman, Misrata flights.

Air Cairo logo
Air Cairo(SM) on 1 July launched three new scheduled routes: 3x weekly Alexandria (Borg Al Arab) - Amman (Jordan) flights, twice weekly Alexandria - Misrata (Libya) and a once weekly Assiut - Misrata service. Flights operate on board an Airbus A320.

Friday, June 28, 2013

► LIBYA: Egyptair Express to go 4x weekly Alexandria - Benghazi from July.

Egyptair Express logoEgyptair Express (MSE) are to launch four weekly flights between Benghazi, Libya and Alexandria with effect from July 2. The flights will operate using an Embraer E170.

Friday, June 14, 2013

■ EGYPT: Works at Alexandria International to be completed in 2014 as Hurghada's second runway goes ahead.

Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation, Engineer Wael El-Maadawy, says that all infrastructural development works at Alexandria International Airport will be completed  next year. The airport was closed in 2010 for renovation and expansion with all traffic being transferred to Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport in the meantime.

Friday, May 31, 2013

► QATAR: Qatar Airways announces direct Tripoli, Casablanca flights from June 1.

Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways (QR) has announced an increase in capacity between Qatar and North Africa with its flights to Tripoli and Casablanca going non-stop, effective 01JUN. Effective 01JUN, scheduled services to Tripoli will be decoupled from the Egyptian city of Alexandria while at the same time, flights to Casablanca will be decoupled from Tunis.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

► SAUDI ARABIA. Air Arabia Egypt boosts Dammam, Riyadh ops from June.

Air Arabia logoAir Arabia Egypt (E5) will, from 01JUN13, increase its operations to Saudi Arabia, with an additional 1 and 2 weekly flights being added to Dammam and Riyadh respectively.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

► LIBYA: Libyan Airlines inaugurates Tobruk International Airport with flights to Alexandria.

Libyan Airlines logoLibya's oldest airport, Tobruk, has been successfully upgraded to an  International Airport with the launch of twice weekly flights now offered to Alexandria Borg el Arab courtesy of Libyan Airlines (LN).

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

► SAUDI ARABIA: Air Cairo to start Alexandria & Assuit - Riyadh from late March.

Air CairoAfter the successful 1 March launch of twice weekly Alexandria - Tripoli and once weekly Assuit - Tripoli flights, Egyptian LCC, Air Cairo (SM) has now announced the launch of direct flights from Alexandria and Assuit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, effective 25 March 2013. 

Sunday, March 17, 2013

■ EGYPT: Finalized plan for new $20billion Cairo "airport city" development to be presented in April.

Egypt flagPlanning 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.

Monday, February 25, 2013

► SAUDI ARABIA: Nile Air to start Alexandria - Gassim from late May.

Nile AirEgyptian airline Nile Air (NP) will from 26 May 2103, expand its international operations with the launch of 3x weekly Alexandria/Borg el Arab - Gassim, Saudi Arabia flights.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

► LIBYA: Air Cairo to launch Alexandria, Assuit to Tripoli from March.

Air CairoEgyptian LCC, Air Cairo (SM) has announced the launch of new services between Egypt and Libya effective 1 March 2013. Alexandria - Tripoli will launch with two weekly flights, while Assuit - Tripoli will launch with a 1x weekly flight.

► KUWAIT: Nile Air starts flights between Alexandria and Kuwait City.

Nile AirEgyptian airline Nile Air (NP) has launched a new route between Alexandria and Kuwait City effective 14 February, according to Kuwait's General Directorate of Civil Aviation. The Head of the Flight Scheduling department at the Kuwaiti Aviation Authority, Emad Al-Sabti, said that Nile Air would start operating the new route twice-a-week.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

► SAUDI ARABIA: Egyptair to boost services for Summer 2013.

EgyptairEgyptian national carrier EgyptAir(MS) is to tentatively expand its service to Saudi Arabia during the Summer 2013 season. Planned new routes and/or additional flights as follows.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

► EGYPT: Air Arabia Egypt launches Alexandria - Kuwait, Riyadh ops.

LAir Arabia logoCC Air Arabia Egypt (E5) this past Monday (25 November 2012) expanded its operations with new services to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. 

Thursday, November 15, 2012

► LIBYA: Air Libya gets two B737-400s; an ARJ-100 set to arrive shortly.

Air LibyaAir Libya (7Q), the private Libyan carrier formerly known as Tibesti Air Libya, has announced the lease of 2 Boeing B737-400 for use on its daily Benghazi - Alexandria, Egypt flights.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

► EGYPT: Midwest set to start scheduled domestic flights in early 2013 with Libya, Saudi Arabia to follow.

Egyptian charter airline Midwest Airlines (MY) is to venture into the domestic Egyptian scheduled flight market with the launch of flights between Cairo and Alexandria effective early January 2013.

Monday, August 6, 2012

► EGYPT: Alexandria Airlines to get first Boeing 737-300.

Alexandria Airlines
Swiss aviation site CH-Aviation reports that Egyptian ACMI and air charter specialists Alexandria Airlines (XH) are set to receive their first Boeing 737-300 (MSN 29244) which will join their Boeing 737-500, currently wet-leased to Sudan's Marsland Aviation.

Alexandria Airlines' 737-300
Alexandria Airlines' 737-300 (Dominik Burger)
The airline was established in August 2006 as a joint venture with Jordan Aviation (suppliers of their Boeing 737-300) and initially operated charter services connecting Egypt to Europe and Jordan before briefly operating a limited number of scheduled flights from Alexandria International Airport to the Gulf and Middle East.

Monday, May 21, 2012

► UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Air Arabia boosts Sharjah - Sudan & Egypt from June.

Air Arabia
UAE based LCC Air Arabia has announced an increase in flights between Sharjah and various destinations in Egypt and the Sudan.

Air Arabia
Air Arabia A320

Sharjah – Alexandria Bog el Arab
  • Effective 16MAY12 - Increases from 10 to 12 weekly
  • Effective 01JUN12 - Increases from 12 to 14 weekly
  • 20JUN12 - 08SEP12 Increases from 2 to 3 daily

Sharjah – Assiut, Egypt

  • 21JUN12 – 05JUL12 / 26AUG12 – 09SEP12 - Increases from 2 to 4 weekly

Sharjah – Sohag, Egypt
  • Effective 01JUN12 Service resumes with 3 weekly flights
  • G9673 SHJ1310 – 1440HMB 320 246
  • G9674 HMB1520 – 2035SHJ 320 246

Sharjah – Khartoum

  • 03JUN12 – 02SEP12 Increases from daily to 9 weekly
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