Air Cairo was established in 1996 by Egyptian businessman Kamal Zaki and it launched its operations in 1997. It is one of the strongest low-cost Egyptian airlines and it operates scheduled and charter flights. Air Cairo is headquartered in Cairo and Cairo International Airport is the main hub for its operations. It is a member of International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO). At the present time, Air Cairo is owned by Egypt Air (60 %), National Bank of Egypt (20 %), and Banque Misr (20 %).
Air Cairo serves 27 domestic and international destinations across 16 countries. The air fleet consists of 7 modern aircraft all of Airbus A320 models. Air Cairo is striving to become an integrated corporate airline and introducing more services.
Air Cairo company was awarded the Excellence Award in 2016 by Amadeus Egypt.
Air Cairo provides one-seat-configuration all are of Economy Class. The cabin is equipped with individual screens supporting the latest AVOD. The passengers are given complimentary access to spend pleasurable time during their flights. They are offered meals, beverages and basic travel supply free of charge on long haul flights.
Air Cairo owns a fleet consists of 7 modern Airbus A320 – 200 models. It seeks to increase its fleet size to 20 aircraft by 2020.
Economy Class: Air Cairo allows passengers a checked baggage of 30 kgs and hand luggage of 7 kgs.
Air Cairo offers online booking and the passengers can choose their preferred seat. They can check-in via the Internet and print their boarding passes 48 hours to 90 minutes prior to their scheduled flight departure time. The passengers can also check-in conventionally at the airport by approaching Air Cairo check-in counters in the airport.
Egyptian businessman Kamal Zaki founded a private airline called Cairo Aviation.
Cairo Aviation officially commenced its operations with a fleet composed of three Russian Tupolev aircraft.
EgyptAir bought 40% stake of Cairo Aviation. In the same year, Cairo Aviation was christened Air Cairo and it was restructured to operate both charter and scheduled flights.
Air Cairo has passed IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program for the fifth time respectively. In August, Air Cairo joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA).