Air Cairo

Air Cairo
IATA ICAO Callsign
SM MSC Air Cairo
Founded 2003
Hubs Cairo International Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 27[1]
Parent company EgyptAir
National Bank of Egypt, Bank Misr
Headquarters Cairo, Egypt
Key people Yasser Elramly (CEO)
Employees 198[2]
Air Cairo Airbus A320, Bergamo, 2011

Air Cairo is a low fare airline based in Cairo, Egypt.[3] 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.

Its main base is Cairo International Airport with the company head office in the Sheraton Heliopolis Zone.[4]


The airline was established in 2003 Egyptair acquired 60% of the airline, NBE 20% , Bank Misr 20% Airbus fleet.

Recently, the company is re-modeling towards the low fare model which is planned to be the strongest low fare airline in Egypt. On 1 June 2012 Air Cairo launched its first ever scheduled flight from Borg El Arab Airport Alexandria to Kuwait International Airport, Queen Alia International Airport, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Tripoli International Airport, Sabha Airport, Misrata Airport, King Khaled International Airport Air Cairo launched its scheduled flights from Hurghada International Airport to Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport. But those flights were suspended in the end of December 2015 due to poor loads.[5]


As of May 2016[6]

[Focus] Focus airport
[T]Terminated destinations
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
AlexandriaEgyptHBEHEBABorg El Arab Airport [Focus]
AmmanJordanAMMOJAIQueen Alia International Airport
AmsterdamNetherlandsAMSEHAMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
Assiut Egypt ATZ HEAT Assiut Airport
Baku AzerbaijanGYDUBBB Heydar Aliyev International Airport
BudapestHungaryBUDLHBPLiszt Ferenc International Airport
BillundDenmarkBLLEKBI Billund Airport
CairoEgyptCAIHECACairo International Airport [Hub]
CopenhagenDenmarkCPHEKCHCopenhagen Airport
Doha Qatar DOH OTHH Hamad International Airport
Hannover Germany HAJ EDDV Hannover Airport
Düsseldorf Germany DUS EDDL Düsseldorf Airport
Graz Austria GRZ LOWG Graz Airport
HurghadaEgyptHRGHEGNHurghada International Airport [Focus]
JeddahSaudi ArabiaJEDOEJNKing Abdul Aziz International Airport
KatowicePolandKTWEPKTKatowice International Airport
KuwaitKuwaitKWIOKBKKuwait International Airport
LuxorEgyptLXRHELXLuxor International Airport
Marsa AlamEgyptRMFHEMAMarsa Alam Airport
Oslo Norway OSL ENGM Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
Prague Czech Republic PRG LKPR Prague Ruzyně Airport
RiyadhSaudi ArabiaRUHOERKKing Khalid International Airport
Sharm el-Sheikh EgyptSSHHESHSharm el-Sheikh International Airport [Focus]
Sohag EgyptHMBHEMKSohag International Airport
Stuttgart Germany STR EDDS Stuttgart Airport
Tbilisi Georgia TBS UGTB Tbilisi International Airport
Bratislava Slovakia BTS LZIB Bratislava Airport
Vienna Austria VIE LOWW Vienna International Airport
Warsaw Poland WAW EPWA Warsaw Chopin Airport


The airline is owned by:


The Air Cairo fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of July 2016):[7][8]

Air Cairo Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Y Total
Airbus A320-200 7 174
2 leased from Air Lease Corporation and SMBC Aviation Capital[9]
Total 7


  1. "Air Cairo". ch-aviation. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  2. "Airlines based in Egypt: Air Cairo". airlineupdate. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  3. "." Air Cairo. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  4. "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. pp. 53–54.
  7. "Air Cairo - Fleet". planelogger. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  8. "Air Cairo fleet details". Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  9. "Air Cairo Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 2 July 2016.

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