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 […]

EgyptAir Launches Its First Two All Women-Crew Flights

EgyptAir Launches Its First Two All Women-Crew Flights

  With President Al-Sisi promising that 2017 is going to be the women’s year in Egypt, many companies and organizations have seem to joined the cause, and EgyptAir is no different. Just this Wednesday, EgyptAir launched two flights with a women-only crew for the first time in the company’s history.     The two flights […]

Magda Malek Becomes First EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot

Magda Malek Becomes First EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot

  Women are taking over the world. From mechanics, ministers and chefs to Nobel-prize winners, astronauts and now Egyptian pilots. Magda Malek, actor Ahmed Malek’s sister, is making headlines today for the most impressive reason.     Malek has just been announced as the first ever EgyptAir Boeing 777-300 Pilot. According to Youm7, Malek is a […]

Egypt Considers Subsidizing Domestic Flight Tickets to Encourage Local Tourism

Egypt Considers Subsidizing Domestic Flight Tickets to Encourage Local Tourism

  Another day in Egypt, another chance for something’s price to skyrocket. Well, here’s the plot twist. This thing’s price is not skyrocketing, in fact, it’s probably doing the opposite.   According to Enterprise, the Tourism Ministry is considering to subsidize domestic air travel by up to EGP 300 per ticket to encourage local tourism. […]

Egyptian Girl Shocked by Price of Airline Ticket to Zanzibar Is All of Us

Egyptian Girl Shocked by Price of Airline Ticket to Zanzibar Is All of Us

مالك يا مصر فيه إيه؟ Posted by Rana Darwish on Sunday, January 15, 2017   Who is this girl and why is she not my best friend? Okay fine, let’s delve into that question some other day, but right now, we need to talk about the pink elephant in Egypt: we’re all broke. I do not […]

EgyptAir Slays Israeli Publication for Using Fake Photo for Libyan Hijacked Plane

EgyptAir Slays Israeli Publication for Using Fake Photo for Libyan Hijacked Plane

By Katrina ElGahsh

Social media sassiness is always a pleasure to read. You just grab your popcorn and cheer your head off. A libyan aircarft was hijacked with 118 passengers on board and was forced to land in Malta. While the hijackers were threatening to blow up the aircraft, thankfully all passengers and crew members were released. No […]

Black Box Voice Recorder from EgyptAir Flight MS804 Ready to Be Analyzed

Black Box Voice Recorder from EgyptAir Flight MS804 Ready to Be Analyzed

  Six weeks after EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, investigators hope to finally be able to recover data from the cockpit voice recorder that could lead them to the cause of the crash. Investigators said that after undergoing repairs, the recorder is now in a condition to extract data, Reuters reported Saturday. […]

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t #SupportEgypt

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t #SupportEgypt

“Are you sure you REALLY want to do this?” My best friend and I were watching the news coverage of the Russian plane crash from October 31 as I was packing to move to Egypt. She was right, I shouldn’t have come to Egypt. Just like I shouldn’t go to New York, London, or Glasgow. […]

Death in the Air: Everything You Need to Know About the Recent Flight Incidents in Egypt

Death in the Air: Everything You Need to Know About the Recent Flight Incidents in Egypt

By Mahmoud Aziz

  Over the last six months, there has been a significant surge in airplane-related incidents involving Egypt, whether as a country of departure or as a country of destination. A total of 224 tourists, mostly Russians, lost their lives last Oct. 31, 2015, after their Metrojet Flight 9268 crashed in Sinai following its departure from […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Collective Grief

The Dos and Don’ts of Collective Grief

By Nelly Karrar of The Wellness Hub

  It is heartbreaking to lose a loved one to death, let alone in a tragedy like this. With the recent devastating news of the EgyptAir MS804 plane crash, some people’s lives changed forever.  You may be one of the lucky ones where this event didn’t directly affect you, but you were surely touched in […]