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 […]

Emirates Named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor

Emirates Named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor

by Jaida Khaled

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, which airline is the one to rule them all? TripAdvisor has just announced that Emirates is comfortably sitting on the Iron Throne of airlines, naming them the world’s best airline in an inaugural TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, as voted for by holidaymakers.   Emirates was followed by Singapore Airlines that […]

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the best way to keep warm in an airplane, but Emirates wants you to do just that. Wait, what? Today, they’re introducing new sustainable blankets that made from 100% recycled bottles.     Each Emirates ecoTHREAD blanket is made from 28 recycled plastic bottles, which […]

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 […]

Toddler Air Travel: What to Know Before You Fly

Toddler Air Travel: What to Know Before You Fly

By the time my son was 13 months he had flown 16 sectors.  It wasn’t until the last flight that my son could walk and I needed to worry about entertaining him for 14 hours while we flew halfway around the world.  I tried to be as prepared as possible, but being thrown into the […]

Etihad Airways Gives UAE Pet Owners the Chance of a Lifetime

Etihad Airways Gives UAE Pet Owners the Chance of a Lifetime

    Pet owners in UAE, we have great news for you! You can now travel anywhere you desire with your sweet little kitty or cute adorable puppy on Etihad Airways with a 10 percent discount if, and only if, you bring your lil’ buddy with you.   The Abu Dhabi airline is offering residents […]

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 […]