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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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27Aug2017

Prime Air is a private & business charter carrier based out of Cairo International (CAI) [added]

01Sep2016

AMC Aviation [added] was rebranded as AMC Airlines on 01Sep1999

23Dec2015

Planned carrier Emy Airlines selects Airbus for fleet [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Air Alexandrie   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980 - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Arabia Egypt   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : E5 : RBG
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Air Cairo  updated in 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : MC : MSC
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Air Cargo Egypt   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Go Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Go Airlines was founded in 2013 & operations started on 05Dec2013 with Cairo Int'l to Beiru
Air Italy Egypt   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : EUD
Genealogy : Euro Mediterranean Airlines >Air Italy Egypt
Comments : Euro Mediterranean Airlines was established in 2006 and started operations in Apr2007. Renamed to Air Italy Egypt in Sep2009
Air Leisure   
Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ALD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Leisure was founded in 2014
Air Memphis   
Status : Active

Dates :

1996 - date
Airline Code : M1 : MHS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Memphis operations started on 15Mar1996
Air Sinai  updated in 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1982* - date
Airline Code : 4D : ASD
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Al Farana Airline   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : PHR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alexandria Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : XH : KHH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
ALIM Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1997
Airline Code : -- : LEM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AlMasria Universal Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : UJ : LMU
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AlMasria Universal Airlines operations started on 30Jun2009
AMC Airlines (Aircraft Maintenance Company)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : 9V : AMV
Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines
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
AMC Aviation   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : AMC Aviation >AMC Airlines
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
Anka Aviation   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Arabia (Arab International Airlines)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979 - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aviator   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aviator was founded on 14 Jan2015
Cairo Air Transport   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1990s)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport
Comments : No further information at this time
Cairo Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

1997 - date
Airline Code : -- : MSC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Cairo Aviation was established in 1997 by Dr Ibrahim Kamel’s Kato Group & operations started on 30Jun1997
Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Cairo Charter & Cargo Air Transport
Comments : No further information at this time
Egypt Air Charter   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Egypt Leisure Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2013)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
EgyptAir   
Status : Active

Dates :

1971 - date
Airline Code : MS : MSR
Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
EgyptAir Cargo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2003* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
EgyptAir Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : MS : MSE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Egyptair Express was founded in May2006 & started operations on 01Jun2007
Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

(1991 - 1992)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company >Shorouk Airlines
Comments : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company was renamed to Sharouk Airlines prior to start up
Emey Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Planned carrier Emy Airlines selected Airbus for fleet
Euro Mediterranean Airlines (Euromediterranean)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : EUM
Genealogy : Euro Mediterranean Airlines >Air Italy Egypt
Comments : Euro Mediterranean Airlines was established in 2006 and started operations in Apr2007. Renamed to Air Italy Egypt in Sep2009
FastLink   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2006)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Flash Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : FSH
Genealogy : Flash Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time
FlyEgypt (T1 Airlines)   
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : FlyEgypt was founded in 2014 & its first commercial flight heading to Jeddah to uplift a group of VIPs was on 12Feb2015
Heliopolis Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1996* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Flash Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time
IACC (International Air Cargo Corporation)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1977 - 1979*
Airline Code : CC : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Jupiter Airways   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Koral Blue   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2011
Airline Code : K7 : KBR
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Lotus Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2011
Airline Code : T2 : TAS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Luxor Air (Luxorair)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : LXO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Mediterranean Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Midwest Airlines  updated in 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2013
Airline Code : MY : MWA
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Misr Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1933 - 1949
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
Misr Overseas Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Misr Overseas Airways ceased operations in 1989
Misrair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946 - 1960
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971
Misrair   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : MU : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
National Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : GTY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
National Overseas Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Nefertiti Aviation   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1979* - 1980*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Nerfertiti Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

Pre 1982
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Nesma Airlines  updated in 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : -- : NMA
Genealogy : Nil tree
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)
Nile Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : NP : NIA
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Nile Delta Air Service   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1993
Airline Code : NE : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Nile Delta Air Service was formed in 1976
Nile Valley Aviation (NIVA)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : VV : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Orca Air (OrcaAir)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2002
Airline Code : 4D : ORK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
PACS (Pyramid Airlines Charter Services)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS
Comments : PACS was formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977
Pan Egyptian International of Cairo   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Perfect Air Tours   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1974*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Petroleum Air Services (PAS)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1982 - date
Airline Code : -- : VPS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Corp.   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1977* - 1977*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company >PACS
Comments : PACS was formed as Petroleum Aviation Charter Service Company in 1977
Pharaoh Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Prime Air  added in 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Prime Air is a private & business charter carrier based out of Cairo International (CAI)
PTA   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Pyramid Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Pyramid Airlines was formed in 1977
Raslan Air Service (Razlan Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : MWR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SAIDE (Services Int. d'Egypte)(Arabian American Airways)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947* - 1952
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SAIDE >> Misrair >UAA >Egyptair
Comments : SAIDE was formed in 1947 & taken over by Misrair
Scorpio Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Shorouk Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company >Shorouk Airlines
Comments : Egyptian-Kuwait Air Services Company was renamed to Sharouk Airlines prior to start up
Smart Aviation Company   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : M4 : SME
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Smartair   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Sun Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Trans Africa Airways   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(1970*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Transmed Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Tristar Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : TSY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tristar Air suspended operations in Oct2015 due to the crash of its sole aircraft, an A.300BF
Tropican Air Services   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : TCA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Tut Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
United Alim Airlines (Alim Airlines)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1997
Airline Code : -- : LEM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
United Arab Airlines  updated in 2017
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1960 - 1971
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Misr Airlines >Misrair >UAA >EgyptAir
Comments : Egyptair, established as Misr Airlines 07Jun1932, started operations on 15Jul1933. To Misrair in 1946 & then UAA in Mar1958 & to Egyptair on 10Oct1971 [EGYPTAIR was founded in 1932 as MISR AVIATION and then changed to MISRAIR in 1949. Again changed in 1960 to UNITED ARAB AIRLINES and incorporated SYRIAN AIRWAYS, and to EGYPTAIR in 1971. SYRIAN AIRWAYS renamed to SYRIANAIR and then to SYRIAN ARAB AIRLINES]
ZAS Airlines (Zarkani Aviation Services)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ZAS
Genealogy : Nil tree
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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