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Egypt sends submarine in search of EgyptAir box recorders

Egypt deployed a submarine on Sunday to hunt for the black box flight recorders of the EgyptAir plane that crashed in some of the deepest waters of the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people on board, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said. Ships scouring the sea north of Alexandria for three days have found body parts, personal belongings and wreckage from the Airbus 320, but are still trying to locate...

EgyptAir flight MS804 crash: 'Debris found'

An EgyptAir flight carrying 56 passengers and ten crew has disappeared Flight MS804 left Paris Charles de Gaulle for Cairo at 11.09pm Wednesday, and lost contact with radar at 00.45 GMT - ten miles after  entering Egyptian air space Egyptian aviation officials say the plane 'crashed' and that a search for debris is underway A terror attack is the most likely cause of the cras...

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashes with 66 on board, officials say

An EgyptAir flight traveling to Cairo from Paris crashed early Thursday with 66 passengers and crew members on board, Egyptian aviation officials said. Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said it was too early to say whether a technical issue or a terror attack had cause the plane to crash. He told reporters at Cairo airport, “We cannot rule anything out.” Flight 804, an Airbus...

EgyptAir says flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo went missing on Thursday, disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt's national airline said. Officials with the airline and the Egyptian civil aviation department told Reuters they believed the Airbus A320 probably crashed into the sea. Aboard the flight were 30 Egyptians, 15 French nationa...

EgyptAir signs contract with SITA

EgyptAir has signed a five-year contract with SITA, for the implementation, management and modernisation of the airline's communications network. SITA is providing the carrier with a network that will provide secure and reliable connectivity to EgyptAir’s headquarters and across 190 sites.   “We are constantly searching for ways to enhance our operational efficiency a...

EgyptAir to Acquire 8 New Boeing Planes from BOC Aviation

State-run flag carrier EgyptAir has signed a preliminary agreement with global aircraft leasing company BOC Aviation to acquire eight new planes that would make the fleet average lifetime for the aviation company eight years. The new planes, for which a final agreement will be signed in a few days, would be delivered in the second half of 2016, said Minister of Aviation Hossam Kamal in a s...