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  • EgyptAir formally joins Star Alliance


    <P><A href="http://www.staralliance.com/en/travellers/promotions/egyptair_promotion.html">EgyptAir&nbsp;has formally joined Star Alliance</A>, just nine months after the alliance’s board voted to accept the Egyptian flag-carrier as a member.</P> <P>The airline was officially brought into the group at a ceremony at Cairo International Airport today.</P> <P><A href="http://www.egyptair.com/">EgyptAir</A> takes the number of Star Alliance members to 21. The carrier operates to 69 destinations and performs 1,624 weekly services.</P> <P>Since being accepted as a member last October, EgyptAir has been working on a swift accession to the alliance. It had originally expected to reach full membership status in as little as six to eight months.</P> <P>The carrier has aligned its reservation and ticketing systems, as well as its frequent-flyer programme, with those of other Star members.</P> <P>“Star was our choice of alliance mainly because it is the biggest, strongest and most dynamic of


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  • Delta 'indefinitely suspends' Cairo operations


    <p>Delta Air Lines has "indefinitely suspended" flights from New York's John F Kennedy International airport to Cairo,...


  • EgyptAir formally joins Star Alliance


    <P><A href="http://www.staralliance.com/en/travellers/promotions/egyptair_promotion.html">EgyptAir&nbsp;has formally...


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  • ROUTES: Egypt optimistic on tourism recovery

    News | 08 Oct 2013 01:05 | Alan Peaford

    ​The continuing unrest in Egypt has dealt a blow to the country’s airports as tourism numbers have collapsed – but representatives of the Egyptian airports at World Routes are optimistic about recovery.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ROUTES-Egypt-optimistic-on-tourism-recovery-391470/
  • EgyptAir to boost Cairo-Juba service

    News | 09 Dec 2011 12:05

    <p>EgyptAir will increase the frequency of flights from Cairo to Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to four times per week starting 17 December.</p><p>The carrier...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EgyptAir-to-boost-Cairo-Juba-service-365804/
  • Delta 'indefinitely suspends' Cairo operations

    News | 28 Jan 2011 23:35 | Jon Ostrower

    <p>Delta Air Lines has "indefinitely suspended" flights from New York's John F Kennedy International airport to Cairo, Egypt amid widespread unrest across the...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-indefinitely-suspends-Cairo-operations-352518/
  • Interview: EgyptAir Group chairman Hussein Massoud

    News | 02 Nov 2010 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    With the end of a renewal phase in sight, EgyptAir Group chairman and chief executive Hussein Massoud is turning the focus onto capitalising on its key geographic...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Interview-EgyptAir-Group-chairman-Hussein-Massoud-349224/
  • Interview: Egyptair group chairman Hussein Massoud

    News | 17 Aug 2010 14:43 | Graham Dunn

    <P><EM>With the end of a renewal phase in sight, EgyptAir Group chairman and chief executive Hussein Massoud is turning the focus onto capitalising on its key geographic advantage</EM> </P> <P>For EgyptAir the pieces of the jigsaw are coming together. There is group profitability, <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/07/11/225271/egyptair-formally-joins-star-alliance.html">Star&nbsp;Alliance membership</A>, a new dedicated terminal at its Cairo base and investment in new aircraft, bringing its fleet and onboard product bang up to date. Indeed, by the time IATA's annual general meeting rolls into Cairo next summer, itself another sign of EgyptAir's growing presence on the global stage, the carrier will have all but renewed its fleet.</P> <P>Yet this is just the start. Current fleet plans largely focus on renewal, but growth is on the long-term horizon. "EgyptAir has to be bigger," says Hussein Massoud, chief executive and chairman of EgyptAir's holding company. "We have ahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Interview-Egyptair-group-chairman-Hussein-Massoud-346252/
  • EgyptAir swaps 777s for 737s

    News | 06 Aug 2009 22:04 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>EgyptAir has replaced its order for two Boeing 777-300ERs with an order for eight additional Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft to focus on regional growth...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EgyptAir-swaps-777s-for-737s-330725/