EgyptAir is the flag carrier of Egypt. Its company slogan is enjoy the sky and it was founded in 1933. Its parent company is EgyptAir Holding Company and its headquarters is located in Cairo. The main operational hub is located at Cairo International Airport.
The airline was nominated in several categories in 2016 World Travel Awards including Africa’s Leading Airline. Its Business class cabin won the award back in 2011. The main operational hub is located at Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
EgyptAir subsidiaries include Air Cairo, Air Sinai, EgyptAir Cargo and EgyptAir Express. It is a member of the Star Alliance airline alliance since 2008. It is also a member of the ‘unofficial and non-binding’ Arabesk Airline Alliance. The airline flies to over 70 domestic and international destinations around the world. These destinations include Addis Ababa, Alexandria, Bangkok, Beirut, Cologne, Doha, Frankfurt, Freetown, Istanbul, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos, London, Madrid, Medina, New York City, Rome, Sohag, and Tokyo and Vienna. Turkish Airlines also has codeshare agreements with many major carriers across the globe including South African Airways, Air Canada, Air China, Gulf Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Thai Airways and United Airlines.
EgyptAir current fleet includes Airbuses A320-200, A321-200, A330-200, and A330-300. The fleet also consists of Boeings 737-500, 737-800, 777-200ER, and 777-300ER totalling to over 50 aircrafts.
EgyptAir offers three cabin configurations namely First, Business and Economy classes. Similar to most major airlines, seats in First class and Business class are wider with reclining function to become flat beds. Passengers in those cabins will be provided toiletry bag and served restaurant-style cuisines. Passengers in Economy class will have the standard seats with smaller personal TV screen.
EgyptAir inflight entertainment offers movies, TV shows, musics and games to keep adults and children entertained throughout long-haul flights. It has also recently introduced an in-flight communication system called ONAIR that allows passengers to send text or email and browse the Internet. This is available only in certain aircrafts. EgyptAir in-flight magazine is called Horus. Hot meals are provided and this varies depending on flight durations. All meals are guaranteed halal and passengers with special dietary restrictions can specify their needs when purchasing tickets or during online check-in.
EgyptAir frequent flyer program is called EgyptAir Plus. Similar to most loyalty programs, passengers collect miles within a calendar year to go up the tier with the higher tiers providing more benefits including seat upgrades, excess baggage allowance and priority check-in and boarding. Higher tier members are also entitled to the same benefits provided to Star Alliance card members. Miles can be used on EgyptAir flights and those operated by the Star Alliance network.
EgyptAir offers fairly standard baggage allowance. Like most airlines, the allowance varies according to ticket classes and flight routes. For domestic flights, Economy class passengers can carry one bag weighing up to 23kg while First class and Business class passengers are allowed up to 32. For international flights, Economy class passengers are allowed two bags each weighing up to 23kg while First class and Business class passengers are allowed two bags each weighing up to 32kg. Those travelling with infants are allowed additional baggage. EgyptAir Plus members are allowed additional allowance.
How to contact EgyptAir Nigeria?
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