EgyptAir and Virgin Atlantic Planes’ Wings Clash at JFK Airport

EgyptAir and Virgin Atlantic Planes’ Wings Clash at JFK Airport

By Reem Tolba

  London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight was struck by EgyptAir Boeing 777 to Cairo while awaiting take off at JFK airport. The Daily Mail also reported that half of the wing of the Virgin Atlantic went missing after the clash.     Both planes had been scheduled to leave New York at 6:30 pm. Passengers later […]

Emirates’ New Cabins Will Make You Feel Like You’re Literally in Outer Space

Emirates’ New Cabins Will Make You Feel Like You’re Literally in Outer Space

By Reem Tolba

  Emirates’ Boeing 777s just collaborated with Mercedes Benz S-Class for the makeover of the First and Business Class jet cabins, and the results are jaw-dropping. The first take-offs for the renovated planes are scheduled to be to Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels.   The airline has also revealed that the reclining seats are designed to give […]

British Tourist to Face a Death Penalty in Egypt and Here’s Why

British Tourist to Face a Death Penalty in Egypt and Here’s Why

By Mohamed El Fishawy

Turns out that a foreign passport doesn’t always warrant a get out of jail card in Egypt and sometimes the law must take its course, regardless of who it’s against. Especially when we are talking about illegal drugs and painkillers. Laura Plummer, 33, from Hull, has been arrested after being detained for carrying 29 strips of […]

6 Reasons Why This Rideable Carry-On Won’t Sell Well in the Arab World

6 Reasons Why This Rideable Carry-On Won’t Sell Well in the Arab World

  Arabs are known for two very important traits, their obsession with luxurious things and always being late to their appointments — I would know, I’m an Arab.     That is why this rideable suitcase seems to be every Arab’s dream carry-on at first glance. It looks cool AF, it’s hassle-free, and it will […]

These MENA Airports Were Named as Two of the Most Beautiful Airports in the World

These MENA Airports Were Named as Two of the Most Beautiful Airports in the World

by Marwa Khalifa

If you think that there aren’t any beautiful airports in the MENA region other than Dubai’s International Airport, you need to think twice — because these two airports were just named as the most beautiful in the world.   Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport and Marrakech’s Menara Airport made it to the top of Curbed‘s […]

Dubai International Airport’s Transformation Over the Last 50 Years Is Absolutely Amazing

Dubai International Airport’s Transformation Over the Last 50 Years Is Absolutely Amazing

by Ali Khalifa

  Over the past 50 years, the emirate of Dubai has been in constant progress towards enhancing itself, and surprising the world with different things every single year. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that their airport has become some sort of utopia. The DXB terminal is swiftly rising to become one of the best […]

2 Hours Long Power Cut at Cairo International Airport Causes Outrage

2 Hours Long Power Cut at Cairo International Airport Causes Outrage

Last weekend, everyone has been on edge after our country has once again failed at something extremely, well, basic. Last Thursday, a two-hour-long electricity outage took place at Cairo International Airport’s Terminal 3. A security catastrophe like no other — especially that emergency generators failed to supply electricity during those two long hours.     […]

Over 200 British Passengers Evacuate a Flight in Hurghada International Airport

Over 200 British Passengers Evacuate a Flight in Hurghada International Airport

This morning, July 19th 2017, 251 British tourists were evacuated from a flight in Hurghada International Airport. The flight was heading from Hurghada to the United Kingdom.   According to Egypt Independent, the decision to evacuate the flight came after smoke started to appear from behind one of the passenger’s seats. This started to happen […]

Foreigners at Copenhagen Airport Unexpectedly Start Singing Dalida’s Helwa Ya Baladi

Foreigners at Copenhagen Airport Unexpectedly Start Singing Dalida’s Helwa Ya Baladi

  You can complain all you want about the living situation in Egypt as much as you want, but when you’re on a plane, far away from your homeland, you feel nothing but utter homesickness. All you need is just a small reminder why Egypt is Om El Donya (mother of the world) and you’re bawling […]

US Bans 8 Muslim Countries from Carrying Large Electronic Devices on Flights

US Bans 8 Muslim Countries from Carrying Large Electronic Devices on Flights

  The Trump administration has decided to ban eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from carrying large electronic devices on planes. The ban only applies for any electronic devices that are bigger than a mobile phone, which will include laptops and tablets. Royal Jordanian, however, have confirmed that phones and medical equipment won’t be banned. […]

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