VIDEO: Air Cairo Passengers Almost Suffocate During Delayed Takeoff

VIDEO: Air Cairo Passengers Almost Suffocate During Delayed Takeoff

  Another day, another moment gone bad and caught on social media. Egypt’s low-fare airline, Air Cairo, is this week’s latest Facebook victim. A video has gone viral of passengers fighting with the air crew inside a plane.   The flight was supposedly scheduled to take off at 1 PM from Kuwait to Burj El […]

Passenger Gives Birth on Emirates Flight to Paris

Passenger Gives Birth on Emirates Flight to Paris

  Flying can cause enough anxiety as it is, but having a baby mid-flight?   Even if you planned for that — which no one does because it is just NOT supposed to happen — it’s a terrifying thought. An Emirates jet found itself with some extra precious cargo onboard after an expectant mother gave birth mid-flight.   […]

An Exploding Sound Causes Panic in Cairo Streets

An Exploding Sound Causes Panic in Cairo Streets

A very loud exploding sound was heard, and felt, in many areas in Cairo and Giza around 11 am; mostly in 6th of October, Sheikh Zayed, Maadi, and Haram. We even felt it in our Scoop Empire office in Maadi.   Many began asking what the source of the sound was, and others began claiming […]

The Emirates Experience Is About to Get a Whole Lot Better for Business and First Class Passengers

The Emirates Experience Is About to Get a Whole Lot Better for Business and First Class Passengers

  Well, well, well! The sky-high bars on Emirates’ flagship Airbus A380s are getting a whole new fabulous look – and, like the airline’s forthcoming first class suites, it’s a style “inspired by private yacht cabins.”     Starting from July 2017, Business and First Class passengers will be able to stretch their legs at […]

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 […]

Qatar Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Qatar Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

By Nourhan Shahin

  A Qatar Airways aircraft was forced to land at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport today after one of its engines caught fire after taking off, reports Reuters.   The flight was headed for Doha, the Qatari capital, but had to turn back to Ataturk airport less than 30 minutes into its journey after the flames caught the left […]

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. […]

UPDATED: EgyptAir Domestic Flight From Alex To Cairo Hijacked And Landed In Cyprus

UPDATED: EgyptAir Domestic Flight From Alex To Cairo Hijacked And Landed In Cyprus

UPDATE 3: The hijacker’s “suicide belt” appears to be nothing more than phone cases in white cloth. Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said in a press conference after the man’s arrest that he surrendered voluntarily and was in an unsound mental state. Officials also said that prior to his surrender, hijacker Seif El-din Mustafa demanded “many things”, including to meet an […]