Air Cairo

Air Cairo

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About Air Cairo

IATA code

SM

ICAO code

MSC

Egypt headquarters

Cairo, Egypt

Main operational airport

Cairo International Airport

Number of destinations covered by Air Cairo

25

Most popular destination

CAI, JED, HMB, ATZ

Most popular routes

JED - CAI, YNB - CAI, CAI - JED, CAI - YNB

Year of establishment

1996

Parent company

Egyptair Holding Company

Popular fleet

Airbus A320, Airbus A320 Neo, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A321, Airbus A321-200 and Embraer 170

Air Cairo contact number

(+202) 26955500


Air Cairo is a low-cost Egyptian airline with a fleet of the latest generation of the A320 neo model. 

Air Cairo first flight took off in October 2003. Since then, the airline has been operating more than 200 flights/ week. Furthermore, Air Cairo has carried over 20 million passengers since its launch. 

Air Cairo is considered a sustainable contribution to the development of the community supported by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and ideal working environment. Therefore, it offers its customer great value for money through its reasonable fares, charter flights, and superior customer service. 

Air Cairo online booking is available on Almosafer. Check Air Cairo flight schedule and get the best deals and discounts. 

Air Cairo ِHighlights Include:

  • Passing the IATA Operational Safety Audit Program (IOSA)
  • Air Cairo is a SAFA-compliant airline (European Safety Assessment of Foreign Airlines) by EASA.
  • Air Cairo is a member of the EASA/ECDC, ICAO, and IATA.

Travel Updates


Check out the latest travel, safety and entry requirements for Egypt.

Air Cairo services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • 1 piece x 23 Kg checked baggage
  • 1 piece x 7 Kg carry on baggage
  • Partially refundable
  • Refreshments served on plane
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Wide selection of foods and drinks
  • Seat selection

Business Class

  • 1 piece x 23 Kg checked baggage
  • 1 piece x 7 Kg carry on baggage
  • 1 free change
  • Partially refundable
  • Refreshments served on plane
  • In-flight Entertainment
  • Wide selection of foods and drinks
  • Seat selection

Air Cairo Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage allowance

Zone 

Max weight per piece

Dimension

Quantity 

Zone 1 

7 kg

 

55+40+23 cm

1 piece

Zone 2

7 kg

1 piece

Zone 3

7 kg

1 piece

Extra accepted baggage with Carry-on baggage 

  • An umbrella or walking stick.
  • A small camera.
  • A pair of binoculars.
  • A reasonable amount of reading material for the flight.
  • A pair of crutches and/or braces is required by a passenger.
  • A laptop computer.

Checked baggage allowance

Zone 

Max weight per piece

Quantity 

Zone 1 

32 kg/70 lbs.

1 piece

Zone 2

23 kg/50 lbs.

1 piece

Zone 3 & Charter flights 

23 kg/50 lbs.

1 piece

Air Cairo Check-in Information

Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport ahead of deadline in order not to miss their flights.

  • For international flights: Passengers need to arrive 3 hours before departure time as gates close 1 hour prior to the scheduled departure. 
  • For domestic flights:  Passengers need to arrive 2 hours before departure time as gates close 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. 

*Air Cairo reserves the right to cancel seats when the check-in deadline is not met.

*Almosafer refers to Air Cairo economy & economy flex classes as economy class, and special class as business class. 

FAQs for Air Cairo

  • Does Air Cairo allow web check-in?

    Yes, Air Cairo allows web check-in.

  • Does Air Cairo provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Air Cairo offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Air Cairo service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Air Cairo is 59.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Air Cairo?

    Enjoy 7% Instant discount on international flights aboard Air Cairo using Al Rajhi Bank cards. Code: ARB. Valid till 3 July 2022