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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]

Airlines

Air Alexandrie   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1980 - 1981

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Arabia Egypt   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : E5 : RBG

Air Cairo  updated

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : MC : MSC

Air Cargo Egypt   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Go Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2013 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Italy Egypt   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code : -- : EUD

Air Leisure   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ Comments :   Air Leisure was founded in 2014

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ALD

Air Memphis   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1996 - date

^ Comments :   Air Memphis operations started on 15Mar1996

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : M1 : MHS

Air Sinai  updated

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 4D : ASD

Al Farana Airline   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : PHR

Alexandria Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : XH : KHH

ALIM Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 1997

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LEM

AlMasria Universal Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2009 - date

^ Comments :   AlMasria Universal Airlines operations started on 30Jun2009

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : UJ : LMU

AMC Airlines (Aircraft Maintenance Company)   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code : 9V : AMV

AMC Aviation   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code :  

Anka Aviation   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2009)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Arabia (Arab International Airlines)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1979 - 1981

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aviator   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :   Aviator was founded on 14 Jan2015

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cairo Air Transport   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (1990s)

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

^ Airline Code :  

Cairo Aviation   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1997 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : MSC

Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 1992*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport

^ Airline Code :  

Egypt Air Charter   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Egypt Leisure Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2013)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

EgyptAir   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code : MS : MSR

EgyptAir Cargo   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2003* - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

EgyptAir Express   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : MS : MSE

Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           (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

^ Airline Code :  

Emey Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2016)

^ Comments :   Planned carrier Emy Airlines selected Airbus for fleet

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Euro Mediterranean Airlines (Euromediterranean)   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code : -- : EUM

FastLink   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2006)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Flash Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2004

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Flash Airlines

^ Airline Code : -- : FSH

FlyEgypt (T1 Airlines)   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Heliopolis Airlines   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1996* - 2002

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Flash Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

IACC (International Air Cargo Corporation)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1977 - 1979*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : CC : ---

Jupiter Airways   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Koral Blue   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : K7 : KBR

Lotus Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 2011

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : T2 : TAS

Luxor Air (Luxorair)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999* - 2008*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LXO

Mediterranean Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1991 - 1999

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Midwest Airlines  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : MY : MWA

Misr Airlines   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code :  

Misr Overseas Airways   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1989* - 1989

^ Comments :   Misr Overseas Airways ceased operations in 1989

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Misrair   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code :  

Misrair   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : MU : ---

National Aviation   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 2002

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : GTY

National Overseas Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1997* - 1997*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nefertiti Aviation   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1979* - 1980*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nerfertiti Airlines   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           Pre 1982

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nesma Airlines  updated

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2010 - date

^ Comments :   Nesma Airlines first commercial flight was on 18Jul2010 from Hurghada (Operates charter and scheduled services linking cities in Europe and Egypt with destinations in the Middle East. Transporting pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj and Umrah is expected to form a major part of the airline’s business)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : NMA

Nile Air   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : NP : NIA

Nile Delta Air Service   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1977 - 1993

^ Comments :   Nile Delta Air Service was formed in 1976

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : NE : ---

Nile Valley Aviation (NIVA)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : VV : ---

Orca Air (OrcaAir)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 2002

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 4D : ORK

PACS (Pyramid Airlines Charter Services)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

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

^ Genealogy :    Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS

^ Airline Code :  

Pan Egyptian International of Cairo   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Perfect Air Tours   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (1974*)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Petroleum Air Services (PAS)   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1982 - date

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : VPS

Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Corp.   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1977* - 1977*

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

^ Genealogy :    Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS

^ Airline Code :  

Pharaoh Airlines   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1998* - 2003*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

PTA   

^ Status :          Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pyramid Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1977* - 2007

^ Comments :   Pyramid Airlines was formed in 1977

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Raslan Air Service (Razlan Air)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1996* - 1999*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : MWR

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

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1952

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

^ Genealogy :    SAIDE >> Misrair >UAA >Egyptair

^ Airline Code :  

Scorpio Aviation   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999* - 2002

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Shorouk Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code :  

Smart Aviation Company   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : M4 : SME

Smartair   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2010* - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sun Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2006 - 2007

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Trans Africa Airways   

^ Status :          Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (1970*)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Transmed Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1989 - 1996*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Tristar Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : TSY

Tropican Air Services   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : TCA

Tut Air   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

United Alim Airlines (Alim Airlines)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 1997

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LEM

United Arab Airlines   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           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

^ Airline Code :  

ZAS Airlines (Zarkani Aviation Services)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ZAS

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