EgyptAir News Stories

Egyptair To Lease Six Boeing 787-9s From AerCap

November 15, 2017

Egyptair has agreed to lease six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from AerCap as part of the airline’s fleet renewal and expansion.


EgyptAir Signs LOI for 12 Bombardier CSeries

November 14, 2017

EgyptAir signed a letter of intent to acquire up to 24 Bombardier CS300 aircraft at the Dubai Airshow.


EgyptAir Laptop Ban Lifted On US Flights

July 12, 2017

EgyptAir is the latest carrier to receive approval from the US Department of Homeland Security to allow passengers to travel with laptops in the aircraft cabin.


US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

March 21, 2017

The US and UK have issued directives to stop passengers from taking personal electronic devices in carry-on bags on flights from some countries in the Middle East and North Africa.


Explosive Traces Found On EgyptAir Crash Victims

December 15, 2016

Egyptian authorities investigating the crash of an EgyptAir plane in May said they have found traces of explosives on the bodies of some of the victims.



EgyptAir Crash Debris Contains TNT Traces - Report

September 19, 2016

French investigators have found traces of TNT explosive on the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804, according to a media report.


EgyptAir MS804 Recorder Indicates Fire Before Crash

July 17, 2016

Audio from the cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 mentions a fire on board the plane in its final moments, the investigation committee said.


Egyptair Orders Nine Boeing 737-800s

July 13, 2016

Egyptair has ordered nine Boeing 737-800s in a deal valued at USD$864 million at list prices.


EgyptAir Recorder Indicates Attempt To Put Out Fire

July 5, 2016

Audio from the flight deck voice recorder of EgyptAir MS804 indicates an attempt to put out a fire on board the aircraft before it crashed into the Mediterranean, according to people on the investigation committee.


Human Remains Retrieved From EgyptAir MS804 Crash Site

July 4, 2016

A search vessel contracted by the Egyptian government has recovered all mapped human remains under water at the crash site of EgyptAir flight MS804 in the Mediterranean, Egypt's aircraft accident investigation committee said.