Air Arabia Egypt

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Air Arabia Egypt
Air Arabia Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedSeptember 9, 2009 (2009-09-09)
Operating bases
Frequent-flyer programAir Rewards
Fleet size6
Parent companyAir Arabia (100%)
HeadquartersCairo, Egypt
Key peopleEmad Salem

Air Arabia Egypt (Arabic: العربية للطيران مصر) is a low-cost carrier based in Egypt.[2] The airline is a subsidiary of Air Arabia. The head office is in Heliopolis Cairo, Egypt.[3]

The airline secured it operating license from the Egyptian authorities on the 22 May 2010 and began commercial operations on 1 June 2010. The airline is based at Alexandria's Borg El Arab Airport.


Air Arabia Egypt is an Alexandria-based Air Arabia Group company. The airline offers low-cost travel to a number of destinations across the region. The company focuses on booking online. Air Arabia Egypt also provides booking facilities through call centers, travel agents, appointed GSA's and sales shops.


During the Arab Air Carriers Organization conference in October 2009, Air Arabia CEO Adel Ali indicated that the new airline would operate from Alexandria and a Red Sea station (either Sharm el-Sheikh or Hurghada) as well as Cairo. "Egypt has different needs," he says, in contrast to the single bases established by Air Arabia in Sharjah and Morocco.


As of December 2019, the airline flies to the following destinations:

Country City Airport Notes Refs
Egypt Alexandria Borg El Arab Airport Hub
Assiut Assiut Airport
Cairo Cairo International Airport [4]
Luxor Luxor International Airport
Sharm El Sheikh Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
Sohag Sohag International Airport
Italy Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport [5]
Naples Naples International Airport
Jordan Amman Queen Alia International Airport
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwait International Airport
Lebanon Beirut Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport [6]
Saudi Arabia Dammam King Fahd International Airport
Gassim Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport [4]
Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport
Riyadh King Khalid International Airport
Tabuk Tabuk Regional Airport [4]
Ta'if Taif International Airport [4]
Yanbu Yanbu Airport [4]


The Air Arabia Egypt fleet consists of the following aircraft as of August 2021:[7]

Air Arabia Egypt fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 6 174
Total 6

The airline's fleet will center around the Airbus A320 (as operated by Air Arabia).[2] The airline currently operates six aircraft leased from Air Arabia.


  1. ^ "Contractions" (PDF). Retrieved 2020-12-22.
  2. ^ a b Reed Business Information Limited. "Third Air Arabia carrier to be based in Egypt". Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Contact Info Archived 2012-10-20 at the Wayback Machine." Air Arabia. Retrieved on 21 June 2010. "Air Arabia (Egypt) Air Arabia (Egypt) Head Quarters 56Kamal Eldin salah st. Smouha/Alexandria, Egypt" - Arabic Archived 2013-09-18 at the Wayback Machine: "العربية للطيران مصر المركز الرئيسي للعربية للطيران مصر 56ش كمال الدين صلاح/سموحه الاسكندريه"
  4. ^ a b c d e Liu, Jim (12 November 2019). "Air Arabia Egypt expands Saudi Arabia network in Nov 2019".
  5. ^ Liu, Jim (2 February 2018). "Air Arabia Egypt adds new Milan route from May 2018".
  6. ^ Liu, Jim (16 July 2018). "Air Arabia Egypt expands Sharm el Sheikh network in 3Q18".
  7. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 13.