Egyptair A320
Cause Of Deadly EgyptAir Crash Finally Revealed?

Oh EgyptAir... EgyptAir has historically had a not-amazing safety record, and perhaps most alarming has been that the cause of two crashes remains unknown. This is concerning because airlines can't do anything to improve safety if they're not able to…

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Egyptair 787
Wide Open: EgyptAir 787 Business Class Awards To/From Washington

Several weeks ago EgyptAir announced that the airline will be launching flights between Cairo and Washington Dulles as of June 3, 2019. The airline will operate the flight 3x weekly, with the following schedule: MS981 Cairo to Washington Dulles departing…

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Egyptair 787
EgyptAir’s New 787 Business Class Seat Revealed

In late 2017, EgyptAir placed an order for six Boeing 787-9s. This represented an exciting development for the airline, given that they didn't otherwise have many new planes on order. Currently the airline uses A330s and 777s for their longhaul routes,…

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Egyptair 777
EgyptAir Plans Washington To Cairo Flight

Currently EgyptAir's only two North American destinations include New York JFK and Toronto. The New York flight operates daily, while the Toronto flight operates 3x weekly. Both flights are currently operated by Boeing 777-300ERs, though are expected…

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Egyptair Business Class 777 6
EgyptAir Brings Forward 787 Launch With Updated Destinations

A couple of weeks ago Ben wrote about EgyptAir's plans for their new 787-9s this year. They will be receiving the first of six they have on order, and the seat map suggests they will be installing a greatly improved 1-2-1 new business class product.…

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Two Surprisingly Easy And Pleasant Experiences At Cairo Airport

Hello from Egypt! I'm finishing up a week in Egypt -- this is my first time visiting the country. Cairo airport is famous in frequent flyer circles for several things -- having very cheap premium fares, and having some very unusual passenger experiences, which…

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Egyptair Magazine
EgyptAir Magazine Has BIZARRE Interview With Drew Barrymore

I'm not usually someone who reads magazines, though I do find myself reading inflight magazines more than just about any other paper publication. Sometimes I find myself a bit bored on a plane either during taxi or takeoff, so the reading material in…

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Egyptair Business Class 737 – 1
Review: EgyptAir Business Class 737 Vienna To Cairo

I boarded through the forward door, where I was greeted by a flight attendant and a security officer (or Egyptian air marshal, whatever you prefer to call them) at the door. I apologize in advance for not getting a full cabin picture. Since I saw there…

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Oman Air 787 First Class – 2
Introduction: Around The World (And Then Some) In 5 Days

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in business class on Austrian, EgyptAir, Oman Air, and Air Belgium, and travel in first class on Korean Air and Oman Air. This should be a fun one! This trip was motivated entirely by being able to review…

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Egyptair 737 Business Class – 1
EgyptAir 737 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Cairo! Yesterday I flew EgyptAir from Vienna to Cairo, to position for my Oman Air first class ticket from Cairo to London. While EgyptAir's 737 business class might not be the most aspirational product, it sure was practical for where I needed…

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Egyptair Cseries
EgyptAir Signs Letter Of Intent For 12-24 CSeries Aircraft

At the Dubai Airshow we've seen some interesting new aircraft orders, like Emirates' order of 40 Boeing 787-10 aircraft, which they'll take delivery of starting in 2022. The other aircraft order that interests me most is from EgyptAir, as they just signed…

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Egyptair 777
EgyptAir Rumored To Be Ordering 6 Boeing 787s

Boeing has been on a roll lately with their 787, as over the past few weeks we've learned about Malaysia and Turkish ordering a significant number of 787s. Well, there are now rumors of another airline being very close to ordering the 787. The Post and…

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Egyptair Business Class 777 77
The EgyptAir US Electronics Ban Has Been Lifted As Well!

The US electronics ban is in its final stretch now. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve seen seven airlines have the electronics ban lifted for flights from their respective hubs to the US: -- The electronics ban was lifted for Etihad flights out of…

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Egyptair Business Class 777 77
Review: EgyptAir Business Class 777 Toronto To Cairo

My flight from Toronto to Cairo was scheduled to depart at 12:45PM. In the morning the flight still showed on-time, though like any experienced traveler I checked the status of the inbound flight, as I knew the plane was coming from Cairo. Well, the…

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Royal Brunei Business Class 787 2
Introduction: Flying With Royalty (Or Not)

In 2016 my goal was to review as many new airlines as possible, and that's something I want to continue into 2017. So I figured I might as well get my year off to a good start, and plan a heck of a trip for the first week of the year. The primary motivation…

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Egyptair 777 Business Class 1
EgyptAir 777 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Cairo! I’ve been wanting to fly EgyptAir business class for quite a while now, and just had the chance to fly them from Toronto to Cairo. The inbound flight from Cairo was over six hours late (ouch!), though fortunately we were only delayed…

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Royal Jordanian 787 Business Class 1
A (Mostly) Dry Trip: EgyptAir, Royal Jordanian, And Royal Brunei Business Class!

Earlier today I wrote about my seven favorite airlines I flew for the first time in 2016. I've really loved trying new airlines, so in 2017 am hoping to review even more new and interesting airlines than I have this year. I'm also making a point of trying…

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Egyptair 737
Interesting Developments In The EgyptAir Crash

In mid-May, an EgyptAir Airbus A320 flying between Paris and Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, as it was slowly approaching Cairo. Per flightradar24, this is where radar contact was lost: Given the complexity of air crash investigations,…

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Egyptair Tweet
What We Know So Far About The Disappearance Of MS804

About an hour ago it was first reported that MS804, an EgyptAir flight between Paris and Cairo, went missing. Obviously there's a lot of information (and misinformation) out there, and we'll likely find out a lot more over the coming hours and days.…

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Egyptair Tweet
Oh No: EgyptAir Flight Disappears From Radar

News is just breaking that an EgyptAir flight between Paris and Cairo, MS804, has disappeared from radar. Per a Tweet from EgyptAir: The flight was scheduled to depart Paris at 10:45PM and land in Cairo at 3:05AM. It's now after 5AM in Cairo, and the…

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Kuwait Airways 2
Help Me Pick The Most Amusing Routing From Colombo To The US!

Earlier I shared the details of the trip I planned yesterday, or at least the parts I already ticketed. This includes flights from Los Angeles to Shanghai to Colombo on China Eastern, and then flights from Colombo to Doha to Casablanca to Doha to Casablanca…

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Egyptair Hijacker
You Don’t See This Everyday: Hostage Gets Selfie With Hijacker

Earlier today an EgyptAir flight scheduled to fly between Alexandria and Cairo was hijacked, and subsequently diverted to Cyprus. As it turns out, the hijacker's ex-wife lived in Cyprus, and apparently he wanted to see her. Fortunately all the hostages…

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