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Solar Impulse 2 lands in Cairo 17 years after pilot envisioned it
Nassef Sawiris to exit Signature Aviation for $4.7bn
Egyptian billionaire to sell 7.42% stake to bidding consortium led by Blackstone Group, Global Infrastructure Partners
Daily News Egypt
February 22, 2021
Egyptian Ambassador, ICAO Secretary General discuss COVID-19 impacts on global civil aviation
Egypt’s Ambassador to Canada Ahmed Abu Zeid and Fang Liu, Secretary-General of the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) held discussions on the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on global civil aviation.
Daily News Egypt
February 4, 2021
Aviation industry to face slow post-coronavirus recovery: S&P Global Ratings
Most major airlines will shrink or merge with others, whilst smaller airlines may go bankrupt, says former ETF chairperson
Nehal Samir
May 30, 2020
Egypt allows exceptional flight to London despite aviation suspension
Flight to depart Cairo on Wednesday
Hagar Omran
April 18, 2020
Egypt’s aviation industry loses $1.6bn in revenues
The latest figures mean that almost 205,560 jobs and $2.4bn in contributions to the Egyptian economy are now at risk.
Daily News Egypt
April 2, 2020
Coronavirus affecting Africa’s aviation sector, says industry association
Berthe noted that over the past decade several African airlines began operating flights to China to tap into the growing Sino-Africa trade.
March 11, 2020
4 million tourists to Egypt, outcome of aviation incentive programme in 10 months
MOT succeeded in ending all entitlements of foreign companies for the previous flight incentive programmes.
Nehal Samir
October 9, 2019
Russian plane crash occurred after internal overpressure: IAC
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC), the official Russian aviation authority, said in a  statement Monday that the crash of the Russian Metrojet aircraft in Egypt last year occurred due to an internal factor, according to the analysis and examination of the wreckage. The IAC determined that the outer shell of the aircraft had undergone “high …
Leena ElDeeb
November 1, 2016
China launches own aircraft engine maker
China has set up a state-owned jet engine conglomerate in a push to develop home-grown, high-tech businesses that are able to compete against international rivals in the lucrative aerospace market.
August 29, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Cairo 17 years after pilot envisioned it
Pilots André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard circled the aircraft over the pyramids before landing at Cairo International Airport
Nadine Awadalla
July 13, 2016
Farnborough Air Show tests waning aircraft markets
The world’s biggest air show is due to start in England on Monday amid pressure on the industry’s leaders to juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand and record production plans.
July 8, 2016
Siemens to invest €1bn in new startup unit over 5 years
Siemens will set up next47 as a separate unit for startups to foster ideas and accelerate development of new technologies
Shaimaa Al-Aees
June 30, 2016
Ministry of Aviation’s petroleum dues increased to EGP 7bn by November
Debt increased due to the suspension of payment of the entire value of fuel acquired, in addition to monthly instalments
Mohamed Adel
January 14, 2016
ISAQ Aviation UK to launch Egyptian branch to train pilots: ISAQ Chairman
500 flight hours are provided per person to qualify them to work for international aviation companies
Abdel Razek Al-Shuwekhi
January 4, 2016
EU unveils new aviation strategy as Gulf battle heats up
The EU executive has unveiled a new strategy aimed at making it a “leading player in international aviation”. The initiative comes amid fierce competition from Gulf airlines, which critics call ‘unfair’
December 7, 2015
Solar Impulse II introduced in Cairo
The aeroplane is entirely powered by solar energy, and has started its first-ever 35,000 km journey around the world in March
Menna Samir
June 1, 2015
Cairo Airport’s Terminal 2 soft opening expected in November
Official opening will be in March 2016, airport capacities are being expanded to promote tourism
Daily News Egypt
May 27, 2015
Flying against the wind: How did thousands of Egyptian pilots end up jobless
Unemployed pilots in Egypt escalate their demands of finding job opportunities, holding officials accountable for corruption
Menan Khater
May 25, 2015
Egypt Air first in Africa granted green light to apply “Fast Travel” programme
The “Fast Travel” programme allows passengers to perform their travel arrangements via self-service channels
Menna Samir
January 28, 2015
Nile Air ties its fleet increase with flight operation at Cairo International Airport
Private companies are prevents from operating flights from Cairo International Airport
Daily News Egypt
January 22, 2014
Ministry of Aviation studies restructuring Egypt Air to minimise its losses
Egypt Air studies the possibility of a merger to compensate losses of past years
Daily News Egypt
January 22, 2014
Fuel leak determined cause of Luxor balloon crash
Ministry of Civil Aviation issues report 11 months after the crash
Daily News Egypt
January 7, 2014
Civil Aviation Minister: steps being taken to raise the absorptive capacity of Egyptian airports to 40 million passengers by 2025
Civil Aviation Minister Abdel Aziz Fadel stated that this move comes alongside efforts to further develop EgyptAir’s aircraft fleet.
Daily News Egypt
September 29, 2013
EgyptAir awaits cabinet approval to start its Aero City
Events stemming from the fallout of the protests and sit-ins held by supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi near the Rabaa Al-Adaweya Mosque and in Al-Nahda square, have postponed the project being brought before the cabinet and the Ministry of Investment.
Daily News Egypt
August 4, 2013
El-Madaawy: Passenger traffic remains stable and has not been effected by protests
El-Madaawy added that passenger traffic at airports throughout Egypt had recently increased 10%, and that so far
Daily News Egypt
July 1, 2013
As seen from above
Fulfil your childhood dreams and become an amateur pilot
Thoraia Abou Bakr
June 13, 2013
EGP 3bn for aviation sector next fiscal year
Hurghada Airport to receive EGP 1.6bn renovation grant, plans to increase passenger capacity to 13.5 million travellers annually
Daily News Egypt
May 14, 2013
Pilots Land case postponed
Gamal and Alaa Mubarak remain in jail
Rana Muhammad Taha
May 4, 2013
Aviation Ministry: Cairo International Airport to partially close down in summer
Ministry of Aviation says Cairo International Airport’s Terminal 3 will partially close down in June to save power
Daily News Egypt
March 31, 2013
Aviation Ministry spokesman: Cairo Airport will not close over summer
Media reports circulate that Aviation Minister claimed Cairo airport will close runways over summer to save power
Daily News Egypt
March 30, 2013

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