AMC Airlines

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AMC Airlines
AMC Airlines logo.svg
IATA
MZ*
ICAO
AMV
Callsign
AMC Airlines
Founded 1992
Hubs Cairo International Airport
Secondary hubs Hurghada International Airport
Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport
Luxor International Airport
Focus cities Warsaw, Paris
Fleet size 2 (+3)
Headquarters Cairo, Egypt
Key people El-Sayed Saber (President)
Website http://www.amcairlines.com/

AMC Airlines is a charter airline based in Cairo, Egypt. It operates charter flights from Egypt's tourist destinations to Europe, regular charters to the Middle East as well as domestic flights.

The airline also operates ad hoc VIP flights and military transport (for the United Nations).

Its main base is Cairo International Airport, with hubs at Hurghada International Airport, Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport and Luxor International Airport.

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1992, after the Egyptian government approved the foundation of Aircraft Maintenance in Cairo. At that time Elsayed Saber and his family launched AMC Airlines after obtaining a licence to operate worldwide passenger charter operations. It is wholly owned by Elsayed Saber and his family and has 498 employees.

The airline was initially named 'AMC Aviation' before becoming 'AMC Airlines' in 2004.

Destinations[edit]

The majority of the airline's operations centre around charter flights to Europe, however it does operate limited scheduled flights as well.

In 2014 the airline is operating regular charter flights to the following countries from Egypt:

Fleet[edit]

Boeing 737–800 of AMC Airlines

The AMC Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at December 2012):

AMC Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers
(Economy)
Notes
Boeing 737–800 4 0 189 Deliveries between 2011 and 2013
All aircraft leased from GECAS
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 1 0 165 Used on domestic services only
Total 5 0 Last updated: April 2013

Since 2006 the airline has frequently leased Boeing 737–800s from Eurocypria. AMC historical fleet was Boeing 737–200 and Airbus A300B4.

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