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Nile Air

Egypt’s Premium Airline

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About Nile Air

Nile Air is the leading private Egyptian premium airline flying scheduled flights out of its two hubs, Cairo (CAI) and Alexandria (HBE), to cities in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait city. Nile Air started operation in March 2011, with two leased young Airbus A320s, each of which is configured with 8 business and 156 economy seats. Current Nile Air schedule includes flights from Cairo to Jeddah, Yanbu, El-Gassim, Taif, and Tabuk, flights from its second hub Alexandria to Jeddah, Yanbu, El-Gassim, and Kuwait city. The airline also operates a seasonal service connecting Luxor to Kuwait city. The airline is established for the main purpose of offering regular and charter air transportation services for passengers nationally and internationally.

Nile Air will not only capture existing air travelers but more importantly stimulate overall market demand by making air travel more accessible to those markets segments that have been historically overlooked.

Company History and Form of Ownership

Nile Air is an Egyptian Joint Stock Company established in 2008 according to the provisions of the Investment Law number 8 for the year 1997 and its executive regulations. By the end of December 2013, Nile Air joined the AACO (Arab Air Carriers Organization) and became its 31st member. AACO is the regional association for the Arab airlines. Its vision is to stand out globally as the association that serves with dedication its members and be instrumental in dealing with an evolving aviation industry.

Its mission is to serve and protect Arab Airlines common interests and be the catalyst of their cooperation. AACO is the association of 32 Arab airlines based in the Middle East and North Africa. The Arab region's air transport market is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. AACO members have been growing in double digits for the last seven consecutive years despite the downturns that affected the industry.

During Q1-Y2014 Nile Air increased its presence in Saudi Arabia with the addition of a new service from its Cairo (CAI) base to Jeddah (JED) on 11 March.

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We proudly offer our Fare Options that allow customers to choose the level of certainty, flexibility, and amenities that they desire. In addition, we offer our Best Fare Guarantee that customers won't find a better value anywhere outside.

Nile air prides itself on its commitments to Safety, Quality, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Policies. They are the most important features of our operations, the measures by which we judge success.

It's our aircraft that fly you places, but it's really our people who get you there. In fact, our entire culture has been built around caring for you.

Service level assured with diligent performance control.

Nile Air services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats

Business Class

  • Leather seats with recline
  • Access to the airport lounge
  • Priority check-in and boarding
  • Exclusive onboard meals

Nile Air Baggage Allowance

  • The maximum carry-on luggage allowance for Economy Class is one bag of up to 7 kg.
  • The maximum carry-on luggage allowance for Business Class is one bag of up to 7 kg.
  • The maximum checked luggage allowance for Economy Class is one bag of up to 30 kg.
  • The maximum checked luggage allowance for Business Class is two bags of up to 40 kg.
  • Customers traveling with an infant are allowed one extra piece of checked-in baggage of up to 10 kg.

Nile Air Check-in Information

Nile Air travelers who have a confirmed ticket can contact the airline office directly for check-in prior to flight departure.

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.

  • What is the airline code for Nile Air?

    The airline code for Nile Air is NP.

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