Air Cairo

Air Cairo
IATA ICAO Callsign
SM MSC AIR CAIRO
Founded 2003 (2003)
Operating bases
Fleet size 8
Destinations 37[1]
Parent company EgyptAir
National Bank of Egypt
Bank Misr
Headquarters Cairo, Egypt
Key people Yasser Elramly (CEO)
Employees 198[2]
Website flyaircairo.com

Air Cairo is a low fare airline based in Cairo, Egypt.[3] The airline is part owned by EgyptAir. the airline operates scheduled flights to the Middle East and Europe and also operates charter flights to Egypt from Europe on behalf of tour operaters. Its main base is Cairo International Airport with the company head office in the Sheraton Heliopolis Zone.[4]

History

The airline was established in 2003. It is owned by EgyptAir (60%), the National Bank of Egypt (20%) and Bank Misr (20%).

Recently, the company is re-modeling towards the low fare model which is planned to be the strongest low fare airline in Egypt. On 1 June 2012 Air Cairo launched its first ever scheduled flight from Borg El Arab Airport Alexandria to Kuwait International Airport, Queen Alia International Airport, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Tripoli International Airport, Sabha Airport, Misrata Airport and King Khaled International Airport. Air Cairo also launched its scheduled flights from Hurghada International Airport to Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport. But those flights were suspended in the end of December 2015 due to poor loads.[5]

Destinations

As of July 2018, Air Cairo operates to the following airports:[6]

City Country Airport Notes
Al-AhsaSaudi ArabiaAl-Ahsa International Airport
AlexandriaEgyptBorg El Arab AirportBase
AmmanJordanQueen Alia International Airport
AssiutEgyptAssiut Airport
BariItalyBari Karol Wojtyła Airport
BelgradeSerbiaBelgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
BillundDenmarkBillund Airport
BratislavaSlovakiaBratislava Airport
BudapestHungaryBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
CairoEgyptCairo International AirportBase
CopenhagenDenmarkCopenhagen Airport
DüsseldorfGermanyDüsseldorf Airport
FrankfurtGermanyFrankfurt Airport
GassimSaudi ArabiaGassim Airport
HannoverGermanyHannover Airport
HurghadaEgyptHurghada International AirportBase
JeddahSaudi ArabiaKing Abdul Aziz International Airport
KatowicePolandKatowice International Airport
KuwaitKuwaitKuwait International Airport
Marsa AlamEgyptMarsa Alam Airport
Milan–MalpensaItalyMilan–Malpensa Airport
MunichGermanyMunich Airport
NaplesItalyNaples International Airport
PragueCzech RepublicVáclav Havel Airport Prague
RiyadhSaudi ArabiaKing Khalid International Airport
Rome-FiumicinoItalyLeonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport
Sharm el-SheikhEgyptSharm el-Sheikh International AirportBase
SohagEgyptSohag International Airport
StuttgartGermanyStuttgart Airport
TbilisiGeorgiaTbilisi International Airport
WarsawPolandWarsaw Chopin Airport
YanbuSaudi ArabiaYanbu Airport
YerevanArmeniaZvartnots International Airport

Fleet

As of December 2017,[7] the Air Cairo fleet consists of the following aircraft:[8]

Air Cairo Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 8 1 174
177
Total 8 1

References

  1. "Air Cairo". ch-aviation. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  2. "Airlines based in Egypt: Air Cairo". airlineupdate. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  3. "." Air Cairo. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  4. "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. pp. 53–54.
  5. "Er Kairo otkazao sve letove iz BG". b92.net.
  6. "Air Cairo". www.flyaircairo.com.
  7. Flightradar24. "Flightradar24.com - Live flight tracker!". Flightradar24.
  8. "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 13.
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