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Egypt is a country in north-eastern Africa and south-western Asia. It is bordered on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, on the east by Israel and the Red Sea, on the south by Sudan, and on the west by Libya. The country has a maximum length from north to south of about 1085 km (about 675 mi) and a maximum width, near the southern border, of about 1255 km (about 780 mi). It has a total area of 997,739 sq km (385,229 sq mi). Cairo is the capital and largest city
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September 1, 2016 AMC Aviation [added] was rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999
December 23, 2015 Planned carrier Emy Airlines selects Airbus for fleet [added]
October 16, 2015 Tristar Air suspended operations in Oct2015 due to the crash of its sole aircraft, an A.300BF [update]

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Operating Dates
[Inactive]  Air Alexandrie   

1980 - 1981

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[Active]  Air Arabia Egypt   

2010 - date

^ Comments : Air Arabia Egypt secured it operating license from the Egyptian authorities on the 22May2010 & began commercial operations on 01Jun2010. The airline is based at Alexandria's Borg El Arab Airport

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[Active]  Air Cairo  updated

2003 - date

^ Comments : Air Cairo was founded in 2003. Its main base is Cairo International Airport. The airline is the low fare subsidiary of EgyptAir which operates scheduled flights to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan in the middle east, and inclusive tour flights to Egypt from Europe

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[Inactive]  Air Cargo Egypt   

**** - ****

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[Active]  Air Go Airlines   

2013 - date

^ Comments : Air Go Airlines was founded in 2013 & operations started on 05Dec2013 with Cairo Int'l to Beiru

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[Inactive]  Air Italy Egypt   

2009 - 2009

^ Comments : Euro Mediterranean Airlines was established in 2006 and started operations in Apr2007. Renamed to Air Italy Egypt in Sep2009

^ Genealogy : Euro Mediterranean Airlines >Air Italy Egypt

[Active]  Air Leisure   

2014 - date

^ Comments : Air Leisure was founded in 2014

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[Active]  Air Memphis   

1996 - date

^ Comments : Air Memphis operations started on 15Mar1996

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[Active]  Air Sinai  updated

1982* - date

^ Comments : Air Sinai was established in 1982 to fly scheduled services. Services started using a B.737-200 leased from EgyptAir and new routes from Egypt's tourist destinations followed. By the mid 1980s a Fokker F27 Friendship was also in use on these services. Air Sinai ceased airline operations in its own right in 2002 and operates as a 'paper airline' for its parent company, EgyptAir

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[Unsure]  Al Farana Airline   

**** - ****

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[Active]  Alexandria Airlines   

2007 - date

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[Inactive]  ALIM Airlines   

1993 - 1997

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[Active]  AlMasria Universal Airlines   

2009 - date

^ Comments : AlMasria Universal Airlines operations started on 30Jun2009

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[Active]  AMC Airlines (Aircraft Maintenance Company)   

1999 - date

^ Comments : President Elsayed Saber & his family launched AMC Aviation to conduct worldwide. passenger charter operations. Operations started on 30Jun1992. Rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999

^ Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines

[Renamed]  AMC Aviation   

1992 - 1999

^ Comments : President Elsayed Saber & his family launched AMC Aviation to conduct worldwide. passenger charter operations. Operations started on 30Jun1992. Rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999

^ Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines

[Not started]  Anka Aviation   

(2009)

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[Inactive]  Arabia (Arab International Airlines)   

1979 - 1981

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[Active]  Aviator   

2015 - date

^ Comments : Aviator was founded on 14 Jan2015

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[Not started]  Cairo Air Transport   

(1990s)

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^ Genealogy : Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

[Active]  Cairo Aviation   

1997 - date

^ Comments : Cairo Aviation was established in 1997 by Dr Ibrahim Kamel’s Kato Group & operations started on 30Jun1997

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[Inactive]  Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport   

1992 - 1992*

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[Unsure]  Egypt Air Charter   

1978* - 1979*

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[Not started]  Egypt Leisure Airlines   

(2013)

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[Active]  EgyptAir   

1971 - date

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971

^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

[Active]  EgyptAir Cargo   

2003* - date

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[Active]  EgyptAir Express   

2007 - date

^ Comments : Egyptair Express was founded in May2006 & started operations on 01Jun2007

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[Renamed]  Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company   

(1991 - 1992)

^ Comments : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company was renamed to Sharouk Airlines prior to start up

^ Genealogy : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company >Shorouk Airlines

[Not started]  Emey Airlines   

(2016)

^ Comments : Planned carrier Emy Airlines selected Airbus for fleet

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[Renamed]  Euro Mediterranean Airlines (Euromediterranean)   

2007 - 2009

^ Comments : Euro Mediterranean Airlines was established in 2006 and started operations in Apr2007. Renamed to Air Italy Egypt in Sep2009

^ Genealogy : Euro Mediterranean Airlines >Air Italy Egypt

[Not started]  FastLink   

(2006)

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[Inactive]  Flash Airlines   

2002 - 2004

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[Active]  FlyEgypt (T1 Airlines)   

2015 - date

^ Comments : FlyEgypt was founded in 2014 & its first commercial flight heading to Jeddah to uplift a group of VIPs was on 12Feb2015

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[Renamed]  Heliopolis Airlines   

1996* - 2002

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[Unsure]  IACC (International Air Cargo Corporation)   

1977 - 1979*

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[Unsure]  Jupiter Airways   

**** - ****

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[Inactive]  Koral Blue   

2007 - 2011

^ Comments : Koral Blue was formed by Tunisia's Karthago Airlines in Jan2006 to operate passenger charter services from Red Sea resorts. Started operations on 27Mar2007

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[Inactive]  Lotus Air   

1998 - 2011

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[Inactive]  Luxor Air (Luxorair)   

1999* - 2008*

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[Inactive]  Mediterranean Airlines   

1991 - 1999

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[Inactive]  Midwest Airlines  updated

1999 - 2013

^ Comments : Midwest Airlines was formed in 1998 & operations started on 15Jun1999. Cairo International based charter services and scheduled services. Self-liquidated in protest at Cairo's intransigence over support for the airline's expansion plans

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[Renamed]  Misr Airlines   

1933 - 1949

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971

^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

[Inactive]  Misr Overseas Airways   

1989* - 1989

^ Comments : Misr Overseas Airways ceased operations in 1989

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[Renamed]  Misrair   

1946 - 1960

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971

^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

[Unsure]  Misrair   

1978* - 1979*

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[Inactive]  National Aviation   

1986 - 2002

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[Inactive]  National Overseas Airlines   

1997* - 1997*

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[Unsure]  Nefertiti Aviation   

1979* - 1980*

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[Unsure]  Nerfertiti Airlines   

Pre 1982

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[Active]  Nesma Airlines   

2010 - date

^ Comments : Nesma Airlines first commercial flight was on 18Jul2010 from Hurghada

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[Active]  Nile Air   

2010 - date

^ Comments : Nile Air was formed in 2007 by Dr. Nasser A. Al-Tayyer, head of Saudi Arabian travel services firm, Al-Tayyar Travel Group. Obtained AOC on 01Nov2009 & started operations in Aug2010

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[Inactive]  Nile Delta Air Service   

1977 - 1993

^ Comments : Nile Delta Air Service was formed in 1976

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[Unsure]  Nile Valley Aviation (NIVA)   

1978* - 1979*

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[Inactive]  Orca Air (OrcaAir)   

1996 - 2002

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[Unsure]  PACS (Pyramid Airlines Charter Services)   

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments : PACS was formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977

^ Genealogy : Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS

[Inactive]  Pan Egyptian International of Cairo   

1978* - 1979*

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[Not started]  Perfect Air Tours   

(1974*)

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[Active]  Petroleum Air Services (PAS)   

1982 - date

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[Renamed]  Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Corp.   

1977* - 1977*

^ Comments : PACS was formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977

^ Genealogy : Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS

[Unsure]  Pharaoh Airlines   

1998* - 2003*

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[Unconfirmed]  PTA   

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[Inactive]  Pyramid Airlines   

1977* - 2007

^ Comments : Pyramid Airlines was formed in 1977

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[Inactive]  Raslan Air Service (Razlan Air)   

1996* - 1999*

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[Renamed]  SAIDE (Services Int. d'Egypte)(Arabian American Airways)   

1947* - 1952

^ Comments : SAIDE was formed in 1947 & taken over by Misrair

^ Genealogy : SAIDE >> Misrair >UAA >Egyptair

[Inactive]  Scorpio Aviation   

1999* - 2002

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[Inactive]  Shorouk Airlines   

1992 - 2003

^ Comments : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company was renamed to Sharouk Airlines prior to start up

^ Genealogy : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company >Shorouk Airlines

[Active]  Smart Aviation Company   

2007 - date

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[Active]  Smartair   

2010* - date

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[Inactive]  Sun Air   

2006 - 2007

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[Unconfirmed]  Trans Africa Airways   

(1970*)

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[Inactive]  Transmed Airlines   

1989 - 1996*

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[Inactive]  Tristar Air   

1998 - 2015

^ Comments : Tristar Air suspended operations in Oct2015 due to the crash of its sole aircraft, an A.300BF

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[Unsure]  Tropican Air Services   

**** - ****

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[Not started]  Tut Air   

(2007)

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[Inactive]  United Alim Airlines (Alim Airlines)   

1993 - 1997

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[Renamed]  United Arab Airlines   

1960 - 1971

^ Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971

^ Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir

[Inactive]  ZAS Airlines (Zarkani Aviation Services)   

1982 - 1995

^ Comments : ZAS Airline was founded by the two brothers Sherif and Emir Zarkani as a freight airline & started operations on 23Nov1982. with a flight from Cairo to Amsterdam to London. In 1987 ZAS was granted a license to carry passenger charter operations. Flights to Jeddah for the Haj were begun that year and then flights to Western Europe

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