Nile Air

Nile Air

Egypt’s Premium Airline

4.6/5
Based on 283 ratings

About Nile Air

IATA code

NP

ICAO code

NIA

Egypt headquarters

Cairo, Egypt

Main operational airport

Cairo International Airport

Number of destinations covered by Nile Air

Over 20

Most popular destination

CAI, TUU, JED, ELQ

Most popular routes

JED - CAI, ELQ - CAI, AJF - CAI, TIF - CAI

Year of establishment

2006

Parent company

Seera Group

Popular fleet

Airbus A320 & ِA321 aircraft

Nile Air website

www.nileair.com/#/en/

Nile Air Contact Info

Inside Egypt: 19415

Outside Egypt: (+20) 2 26968000

Founded in 2006, Nile Air was established with a capital of EGP200 million by the Saudi Arabian stock holding company, Al Tayyar Travel Group (now Seera Group). Nile Air headquarter is in Cairo, as Cairo International Airport is the main hub for its operations. Nile Air is considered an Egyptian-based private carrier that operates scheduled flights to over 20 destinations across the Middle East, Southern Europe, Asia and Africa. 
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Gassim to Cairo

(ELQ - CAI)

From SAR 463

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,081

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Jeddah to Cairo

(Jed - CAI)

From SAR 513

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,031

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Tabuk to Cairo

(TUU - CAI)

From SAR 513

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,141

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Al Jouf to Cairo

(AJF - CAI)

From SAR 513

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,081

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Taif to Cairo

(TIF - CAI)

From SAR 513

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,081

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Hail to Cairo

(HAS - CAI)

From SAR 563

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,266

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Cairo to Tabuk

(CAI - TUU)

From SAR 754

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,236

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Cairo to Gassim

(CAI - ELQ)

From SAR 714

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

From SAR 1,154

(Direct Flight) (Round Trip)

Riyadh to Cairo

(RUH - CAI)

From SAR 513

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

Cairo to Jeddah 

(CAI - JED)

From SAR 605

(Direct Flight) (One Way Trip)

*Top searched Nile Air routes data. 

*Above flight prices are subject to change based on your travel dates. 

Nile Air Online Booking Benefits

  • In its 16-year operation, Nile Air has been dedicated to offering passengers the highest quality of services. Today, Nile Air has become the second largest independent airline in Egypt. 

  • Nile Air operates a young fleet with an average of 8.9 years of age 

  • Nile Air is known for the highest on-time performance in Egypt, with over 90% in 2016 and 2017.

  • Nile Air Business Class is offered across the entire network

Nile Air Fleet

Nile Air operates from Cairo and Alexandria with a fleet of modern Airbus A320 & ِA321 aircraft, which are well-equipped with the finest services to guarantee a distinguished onboard experience.

They also feature state-of-the-art design & technology that ensure comfort, safety, and efficiency during all Nile Air flights. 

In addition to the following aircraft, Nile Air will receive other models from Airbus over the upcoming years. 

Nile Air Aircraft Specifications

Aircraft Type

A320-200

Number of aircraft

5

Seating Capacity

164

Business Class

8

Economy Class

156

Maximum Takeoff Weight

73.5000/77.00 KG

Wingspan

33.91 m

Length

37.57 m

Height

11.91 m/39.800

Maximum Altitude

12.100 m/39.800 ft

Maximum Cargo Capacity

31.64 m3 

 

Aircraft Type

A321-200

Number of aircraft

2

Seating Capacity

204

Business Class

8

Economy Class

196

Maximum Takeoff Weight

83.000/93.500 KG

Wingspan

34.10 m

Length

44.51 m

Height

11.76 m

Maximum Altitude

39.000 ft

Nile Air Recent Awards

Year Award

Award Type

2021

Nile Air ranked 5th place as the best regional airline in Africa by Skytrax

(Awards & Recognitions)

Travel Updates

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

Nile Air services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Wheelchair Service upon request

Business Class

  • Priority baggage
  • Lounge Access
  • Generous Baggage Allowance
  • Dedicated cabin crew
  • 8-seat configuration
  • Comfortable leather seats
  • Seat pitch of 42 inches
  • Choosing between window or aisle seats
  • A wide selection of hot meals

Nile Air Baggage Allowance

The details of checked and unchecked baggage with Nile Air are as below:

Flights

Business Class

Economy Class

Handbag

Infant

To / From Egypt

40 KG

30 KG

7 KG

10 KG

To / From KSA

40 KG

30 KG

7 KG

10 KG

To / From Kuwait

40 KG

30 KG

7 KG

10 KG

To / From Sudan

40 KG

30 KG

7 KG

10 KG

To / From UAE

40 KG

30 KG

7 KG

10 KG

To / From Iraq

40 KG

30 KG

7 KG

10 KG

*Allowances are subject to revision.

Excess Baggage

Passengers with checked baggage exceeding the allowance stated will be subject to excess baggage fees per kilogram.

Flights 

ِAirport Rate

Online Rate

From Egypt To KSA

EGP 75.00

EGP 60.00

From Egypt To Iraq

EGP 120.00

EGP 100.00

From Egypt To Kuwait

EGP 60.00

EGP 50.00

From Egypt To Turkey

EGP 75.00

EGP 60.00

From Egypt To Sudan

EGP 75.00

EGP 60.00

Domestic

EGP 25.00

EGP 15.00

From KSA

SAR 33.00

SAR 28.00

From Kuwait

KWD 03.00

KWD 02.00

From / To Iraq

USD 10.00

USD 08.00

From Turkey

USD 10.00

USD 08.00

From Sudan

USD 10.00

USD 05.00

*Rates are subject to revision

Nile Air Check-in Information

Web check-in for Nile Air passengers is available on its official website. Also through the website, you can manage your booking, choose seats, or add special services. 

 

FAQs for Nile Air

  • Does Nile Air allow web check-in?

    Yes, Nile Air allows web check-in.

  • Does Nile Air provide online seat selection?

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

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

    The total number of routes serviced by Nile Air is 23.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Nile Air?

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