Egyptair is the flag carrier for Egypt and is based at Cairo International Airport, operating scheduled flights to more than 75 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. As a member of the Star Alliance it is the first Arab nation to enter the network. Egyptair has its own frequent flyer reward programme called Egyptair Plus and together with the Star Alliance frequent flyer program you'll be rewarded however long your journey.
Enjoy Egyptian hospitality in a comfortable business class cabin and avoid the stresses of flying, arriving with a spring in your step ready for that business meeting or guided tour around the pyramids.
Egyptair flies a modern fleet of Boeing and Airbus aircraft and you can expect all the amenities you would typically find on these aircraft. You can expect a warm welcome from the Egyptian flight attendants, who will be on hand to cater for your needs. For Egyptology fans keep a look out for Horus, the Egyptair inflight magazine.
The inflight catering offered by Egyptair is positively reviewed and reflects the culture of Egypt in a modern and authentic way. The seats are comfortable and conducive to a relaxing flight over the hot sands. Egyptair flight attendants are friendly and extremely attentive and demonstrate a true Egyptian hospitality in making sure you are well looked after. The inflight entertainment system offers a wide selection of film, music and TV shows; just the ticket.
As a business traveller you will want to avoid any hassle at the airport and with Egyptair you will be one of the first off the aircraft and well on your way to collecting your extra allowance of baggage from the baggage reclaim area, or even more on your way if you are travelling with hand luggage alone. Egyptair staff are on hand to ruffle out any problems with any queries you may have and to ensure your arrival in Egypt truly reflects the Egyptian hospitality.
Flying from Cairo you will probably want to avoid the crowds and heat and find somewhere quiet under the air conditioning, the business lounge being the perfect destination for this. Checking in with plenty of time is advisable, either at the check-in desk or online depending on availability, and you will receive speedy boarding. Be one of the first to board the aircraft and make yourself comfortable in business class.
Check-in online is offered to designated cities and can be actioned from between 24 hours and 90 minutes prior to flight departure. For all other flights check-in is via the dedicated Egyptair check-in desks. Egyptair has its own inflight magazine called Horus, which is a monthly publication. With a focus on all things Egyptian it naturally has in-depth popular and scholarly articles on ancient Egypt together with tourist related articles for general consumption.
In addition to the fascinating Horus magazine, which no fan of ancient and modern Egypt can be without, Egyptair offers in-flight entertainment on those aircraft fitted with an entertainment system. The selection of around 30-40 films is good for a medium haul trip. The inflight meals and snacks have been rated as good, and the offer can depend on the flight and time of day. Alcohol may not be served on some flights that are designated 'dry flights'.
Egyptair flies direct routes from Cairo to Manchester, London, Paris, Brussels, Madrid, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Milan, Rome, Athens, Sofia and Berlin with further routes requiring a change of flight, particularly to Scandinavian destinations and Portugal. London is also a stopping off point for some flights to the Americas. Some routes are also operated by partner airlines in association with Egyptair using the Star Alliance network capability.