EgyptAir Express

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EgyptAir Express
Egypt Air Express Logo.png
IATA
ICAO
MSE
Callsign
EGYPTAIR EXPRESS
Founded 2006; 9 years ago (2006)
Operating bases Cairo International Airport
Alexandria International Airport
Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport
Frequent-flyer program EgyptAir Plus
Alliance Star Alliance (affiliate)
Fleet size 12
Destinations 14
Parent company EgyptAir Holding Company
Headquarters Cairo, Egypt
Key people Helmi Rizq (Chairman)[1]
Website egyptair.com

EgyptAir Express is a regional airline based in Cairo, Egypt. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the state-owned EgyptAir, established in 2006 to offer passengers increased frequencies on domestic and regional routes through the use of smaller aircraft.[2]

The airline has been a member of Star Alliance, through the membership of its parent company, EgyptAir, since July 2008.

History[edit]

EgyptAir Express was created in May 2006 and launched operations on 1 June 2007.[3]

An Egyptair Express Embraer ERJ-170LR landing at Malta International Airport in 2011.

Corporate affairs[edit]

Business trends[edit]

The key trends for EgyptAir Express are shown below (as at year ending 30 June):

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Turnover (E£m) 334 525 706 636 628 796
Profits (E£m) 4 15 7 −18 −101 7
Number of employees (at year end) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Number of passengers (m) 0.9 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.3
Passenger load factor (%) 81 76 77 75 72 79
Number of aircraft (at year end) 6 12 12 12 12 12
Notes/sources [4] [4] [5] [6](*) (*) [7]

(*) Figures for the years ending 30 June 2011 and 2012 were delayed because of disruption caused by the Egyptian Revolution in early 2011, and the figures themselves reflect the disruption that occurred.[8]

Destinations[edit]

EgyptAir Express serves the following destinations (as of June 2013):[citation needed]

 Egypt

 Cyprus

 Greece

 Hungary

 Lebanon

 Malta

 Saudi Arabia

 Israel

Fleet[edit]

The EgyptAir Express fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2015):[9]

EgyptAir Express Fleet
Aircraft In service Passengers Notes
Embraer E-170 12 76
Total 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 2 (C-L)". Flight International: 31–80. 7 April 2009. 
  2. ^ EgyptAir Express Annual Report 2008-09
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 76. 
  4. ^ a b "EgyptAir Express Annual Report 2009" (PDF). Egyptair. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "EgyptAir Annual Report 2010". Egyptair. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "EgyptAir Annual Report 2011". Egyptair. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "EgyptAir Express Annual Report 2012/13". Egyptair. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "EgyptAir Express aims for full recovery by next April". Air Transport World. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "EgyptAir Express Fleet". EgyptAir Express.  Archived 24 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine