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About Egyptair

EgyptAir, founded in 1932, is the national flag carrier of the Arab Republic of Egypt and one of the oldest airlines in the world. Its primary hub and headquarters are situated at the Cairo International Airport. With a fleet size of 55, the airline operates scheduled passenger and freight flight services to 13 domestic and 65 international destinations, covering about 78 cities across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

EgyptAir is a member of Star Alliance since the year 2008 and has codeshare agreements with various airlines, such as South African Airways, Air China, Brussels Airlines, and many more.

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To get real-time information about your flights, visit the official website of EgyptAir. From the menu on the top right corner, select the Flight Status option under the Fly tab. Choose the date of the flight and your airline.

You can track the flight status through Flight Number or Route. Click on the Find Flight button to fetch the latest status.

You can get the boarding pass for your EgyptAir flights in three ways:

Online Check-In

The facility of online check-in allows you to check-in for your flights anytime and from anywhere and print your boarding pass even before reaching the airport. You can avail this service 48 hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time. Go to the Check-in option at the bottom of the official website of EgyptAir, and select “web check-in” to proceed with the online check-in and finally print the boarding pass.

Mobile Check-In

This is another convenient way to do the check-in. Download the travel app of EgyptAir on your Apple or Android smartphone, check-in, and receive an e-boarding pass on your device. You can access mobile check-in starting 48 hours until 90 minutes before the scheduled departure. The app is available both on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Refer to this link to know more about the mobile check-in.

At the Airport

Passengers can easily check-in at the airport. Find check-in counters at the airport for “baggage drop-off” and print the boarding pass. For complete information, refer to this link.

EgyptAir has defined a certain baggage allowance limit, including the weight and dimensions of both checked and hand baggage. Passengers are required to pay for excess weight, oversized bags, and additional bags. The cost of excess baggage mainly depends on the class of service, fare type, and travel route. Call the local airline office to know about the charges.

In domestic and international flights, the baggage allowance varies depending on the travel classes and is as follows:

  • First Class & Business Class: For these classes, the maximum weight allowance is 32 Kgs. The dimension of the luggage should be less than or equal to 158 cm (L+B+H).
  • Economy Class: The maximum weight allowance in Economy Class in 23 kgs. The maximum dimension of the baggage can 158 cm (L+B+H).

For infants, the maximum baggage allowance is based on their flights. However, the maximum dimension of the bag should remain 115 cm.

  • For all flights except the USA: 10 kgs (all classes)
  • For flights to/from the USA and Canada: 23 Kgs

For detailed information about the baggage allowance for domestic and international travel, visit this page.

Carry-on/ Hand Baggage

EgyptAir allows you to carry onboard one personal item like a handbag, laptop, backpack, etc. The maximum weight allowance depends on the fare class you are traveling in. Here’s the breakdown:

In domestic and international flights, passengers are allowed to carry a maximum of 8 kgs in the cabin. They can bring 2 pieces in First Class and Business Class and 1 piece in the Economy class.  Passengers can carry 1 foldable or collapsible stroller for infants.

Checked Baggage

In domestic and international flights, the checked baggage allowance varies according to the travel class. It is 32 kgs for the First and Business Class and 23 Kgs for the Economy Class. The dimension of the baggage should not exceed 158 cm (L+B+H) in any case. The allowance for infant’s baggage is 10 kgs (all classes) for all flights except the USA and Canada and 23 Kgs for flights to/from the USA and Canada. The maximum dimension of the item should remain 115 cm. 

Passengers are required to pay for excess weight, oversized bags, and additional bags. The cost of excess baggage mainly depends on the class of service, fare type, and travel route. Call the local airline office to know about the charges.

For more information on EgyptAir baggage policy, refer to this link.

As per the cancelation policy of the airline, you can cancel a ticket and receive the full refund within 30 working days, if you have booked tickets in the United States.

The airline doesn’t charge anything extra to process the refund application, but only if the reservation is:

  • Canceled within 24 hours of the purchase
  • Booked 7 days ahead of the scheduled departure date

If you have made the payment by credit card, the airline will refund the amount within 7 days of cancelation. If you have paid for the ticket in cash, you need to visit the airline’s office. They will provide the refund immediately.

Visit the link to find the airline’s refund policy.

To cancel your EgyptAir flight, you need to visit the “My Booking” section from the menu available on the top right corner of the airline’s website. You can also contact the airline’s customer support service to cancel your reservations.

Only tickets bought 7 days before the scheduled departure date are subject to cancelation without any charges. To avoid any penalty, you will have to cancel the ticket within 24 hours of the booking.

EgyptAir offers a very convenient and hassle-free way to book flight tickets through its website and app.

According to the booking policy:

  • For bookings made via EgyptAir.com, the airline allows easy cancelation of the flight tickets. You can request the refund of your electronic ticket by visiting the airline’s website and filling the Online Refund Form. Make sure you fill separate forms for different individuals. Contact the nearest EgyptAir office or their E-service Center for more information on cancelation procedures, and in case the ticket has been bought from other modes.
  • The refund is subject to the fare rules and the airline’s refund policy. Make sure you check the fare conditions when making any reservations with EgyptAir, as cancelation fee may apply to some fare types. The refund will be credited in around 21 days.

For further assistance on bookings, refer to the link here.

Yes, tickets of EgyptAir are refundable. Below is the process for requesting a refund:

  • Click on the Contact Us tab on top of the EgyptAir website.
  • Select and click on Online Refund.
  • Enter your details, including name, email address, and identification number.
  • Enter credit card information and ticket information to proceed with the refund process.
  • Complete the form and submit.

Please note it can take 21 working days for the refund application to get processed. It may further take more time by the credit card company to credit the amount back into your account.

To check-in for the airlines, you have three options:

Online Check-In

The facility of online check-in allows you to check-in for your flights anytime and from anywhere and print your boarding pass even before reaching the airport. You can avail this service 48 hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time. Go to the Check-in option at the bottom of the official website of EgyptAir, and select “web check-in” to proceed with the online check-in and finally print the boarding pass.

Mobile Check-In

This is another convenient way to do the check-in. Download the travel app of EgyptAir on your Apple or Android smartphone, check-in, and receive an e-boarding pass on your device. You can access mobile check-in starting 48 hours until 90 minutes before the scheduled departure. The app is available both on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Refer to this link to know more about the mobile check-in.

At the Airport

You can also check-in for your flights at the airport. Look for the check-in counters at the airport to drop off your baggage and receive the boarding pass. For complete information, refer to this link.

For a hassle-free boarding, passengers are requested to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before the scheduled departure of the flight.

Yes, EgyptAir offers two easy ways to do web check-in.

Online Check-In

To do online check-in, visit the airline’s official website. Click on the “Check-in” option at the bottom of the homepage or the top-right corner under the FLY button. Then select, “Web check-in” and further click on “Start Online Check-in.” Find your bookings:

  • Using the booking reference
  • By e-ticket number

Once the information is identified, you can do the check-in and print the boarding pass.

Mobile Check-In

This is another convenient way to do the check-in. Download the travel app of EgyptAir on your Apple or Android smartphone, check-in, and receive an e-boarding pass on your device. You can access mobile check-in starting 48 hours until 90 minutes before the scheduled departure. The app is available both on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Refer to this link to know more about the mobile check-in.

To avoid last-minute hassles and ensure a smooth boarding, it is best to reach the airport early. Here are the check-in times for EgyptAir flights:

Airport Check-In

  • If you are traveling on a domestic flight, you can check-in 2 hours before the scheduled departure. Check-in closes 30 minutes before the flight’s scheduled take-off time.
  • If traveling on an international flight, you can check-in 3 hours before the scheduled departure time. Check-in closes 60 minutes before the flight’s scheduled take-off time.

Online Check-In

Online check-in using the airline’s website or their app can be done 48 hours before the flight’s scheduled departure time and is available until 90 minutes before the departure. 

To give you an affordable and memorable holiday experience, EgyptAir offers special deals and prices on flight bookings, but for selected routes. The booking cost covers air transportation charges, fees, taxes, charges, and carrier surcharges.

 Refer to this link to know about the special offers on the selected routes.

Yes, EgyptAir offers a travel app to enhance your travel experience. You can download this app on your Android or Apple device. It allows you to:

  • Book flights from anywhere
  • Do mobile check-in for your flights
  • Manage your reservations
  • Get flight information and updates

To manage your reservations, you can select the My Bookings option from the menu bar available at the top right corner of the official website of EgyptAir. Enter your booking reference and last name to fetch your existing bookings.

With My Bookings option, you can make changes to your travel booking details, including flight date and time, seat, meals, and more. If needed, you can also request special assistance services and avail discounts on excess baggage fee.

To get more information, visit this link.

A comfortable flight is what any travelers would want every time they travel to a destination. With EgyptAir, you can expect a superior level of comfort by reserving a luxury seat in their Business Class cabin.

To book a Business Class flight ticket, below are the steps:

  • Visit the airline’s official website.
  • Enter details like nature of the flight booking (one-way, round trip, multi-destination), departure place, arrival destination, departure date, return date, and the number of passengers.
  • Select ‘Business Class’ from the drop-down.
  • Click on Book to proceed with your flight booking.

Another way to book a Business/First Class is by redeeming miles at the time of flight reservation or by simply upgrading your Economy Class seat to either of these classes. For this, you need to login to your EgyptAir Plus account by clicking here.

To take your pet with you on the flight, you need to inform and request the airlines at least 2 days before the departure date. Here are some important points that need to be considered when flying with pets:

  • Only cats, dogs, and exceptionally falcons are allowed on the flight. All other animals will be shipped as cargo.
  • Valid health vaccination certificate of the pet is required.
  • Import of dogs to the U.S. from Egypt is temporarily suspended.

Weight allowance of the pets

According to the pet policy of the airline, below are the charges for live animals traveling on EgyptAir flights:  

  • Pets weighing less than and up to 8 kgs will be charged at 150% of the applicable rate to/from Canada/USA and 100% of the applicable rate for other destinations.
  • Pets weighing up to 23 Kgs, flying to/from the USA/ Canada they’ll be charged at 150% of the applicable rate whereas for all other destinations 100% of the applicable rates will be charged.
  • Pets weighing in between 23-32 Kgs will be charged at 200% of the applicable rate to/from the USA/Canada and at 150% for all other places.
  • Pets weighing in between 32-45 Kgs will be charged at 300% of the applicable rate to/from the USA/Canada and at 200% for all other places.

Please note that Spain, Tunisia, and Tanzania do not accept pets weighing more than 32 Kgs.

For detailed information on animals traveling as checked baggage, service animals, etc., visit this link.

You can connect with the customer care team of EgyptAir at 0091 (22) 22833798 / 22824088 / 22821562.  Their well trained and dedicated customer support team is reachable from Monday-Friday between 09:15 AM - 01:00 PM & 01:45 AM - 05:30 PM.

You can contact the customer support for queries related to the booking including

  • Change in the reservation
  • Seat assignment
  • Problem with Website design
  • Error response
  • Issue with browser
  • Make a special request

If you want to request an online refund, visit the link.

Yes, the airline offers lost and found service to help its passengers find the lost or forgotten items on the aircraft or at the airport terminal. Passengers are required to file the complaint related to the checked baggage within 7 days in case the baggage is damaged and within 21 days if there is a delay. The case should be submitted at mybaggage@egyptaircom.

As per the Montreal Convention-May 1999, the airline takes responsibility for the loss, destruction, and damage of the checked baggage, even if the carrier is not at fault.

Baggage Delays

In case the checked baggage doesn’t reach the passenger on time, the airline is liable to pay up to 1,131 SDRs for such baggage delay.

Destruction or Damage to the Baggage

If a passenger receives the checked baggage in a damaged condition, the airline will pay up to 1,131 SDRs as compensation.

Loss of Baggage

If the baggage is lost during air travel and the carrier is at fault, the airline will offer coverage of up to 1,131 SDRs.

For more information, visit the link.

To get the latest news and information about the airline, click on the News and Press option available at the bottom of the official website.  You can subscribe to their newsletter to get the best flight offers through emails. Besides this, you can also follow the airline on its social media channels to stay informed and updated with the latest news.

Yes, of course. If you wish to modify your bookings, select the ‘Book’ tab from the menu available on the top right corner of the airline’s website. Go to My Bookings. Enter your booking reference and last name to modify your bookings.

Using this option, you can:  

  • Update contact details
  • Select your preferred meals
  • Modify the booking class
  • Change the date and time of the booking
  • Choose your seat
  • Change your destination
  • Avail discounts on excess baggage

For more information, refer to this link.

Need extra legroom or want to enjoy the view from a window seat? EgyptAir provides you with the option to select your preferred seat, which can be done during or after the reservation process.

Log in to My Booking to select a seat or make changes in the seat assignment. You can also modify your seat during online check-in.

If you select a seat at the time of booking or during online check-in, no charges will be levied. Seat selection is also available at no cost in Economy Class international travel on a Fully Flex Fare, Business Class international travel, and for EgyptAir Platinum Frequent Flyer members.

A certain amount will be charged if you choose a seat in the first row in an international flight. Visit the link to know the charges.

According to EgyptAir’s unaccompanied minor policy,

  • Children aged between 2 years and 12 years traveling without a parent, guardian, or sibling aged above 15 years or are traveling in a different class as them, are considered as unaccompanied minors (UMS) by the airline.
  • The airline can also reserve a booking for young travelers as UMs who are more than 12 years and less than 16 years of age, on parent’s request.
  • Minors who are under 2 years of age are not allowed to travel alone.

Parents must confirm the reservation of unaccompanied minors with the airline. They need to fill the ‘Unaccompanied Minor-UM’ form after online booking of ticket. They can contact the local EgyptAir office or their travel agent to fill the UM form. The child is required to present a valid age proof at the airport.

Fare Rules

  • Children over the age of 2 years and under 6 years are subject to 100% of adult fare. Along with this, the one-way full adult fare also needs to be paid for the air hosts.
  • Children more than 6 years of age and less than 12 years are subject to 100% of applicable adult fare.
  • Young travelers over 12 years and less than 16 years are subject to 100% of applicable adult fare.

Here are some additional fees and charges:

  • Child flying on domestic flights within Egypt: $25
  • Child flying on international flights from Egypt: $ 25
  • Child flying on international flights to Egypt: $50
  • Child flying on connecting flights to/from the USA: $ 100
  • Child flying on connecting flights on Lufthansa: EUR40 (within Europe), EUR 80 (other destinations)

To get more information about the unaccompanied minor policy, read here.