Flying With Nile Air

Since its founding in 2006, Nile Air has become one of Egypt’s largest private airlines. Nile Air runs a full on-board service, as well as a range of destinations throughout Egypt, and onward to other countries in Africa, out to the Middle East and Turkey. With a vision to becoming the nation’s leading airline and a focus on providing its passengers with the best in Egyptian hospitality, Nile Air is an excellent choice of carrier for anyone looking to explore this part of the world.

Why Fly With Nile Air?

Ways To Check-In

It is best to check in for Nile Air flights at the airport and in person. The airline recommends that you arrive at the airport at least 3 hours in advance of your flight. This recommendation is increased to a required 5 hours if you are travelling for Hajj/Umra.

Baggage Allowance & Fees

Checked baggage allowances on Nile Air are very generous, with Economy Class passengers able to check up to 30kg worth of luggage, and Business Class travellers up to 40kg. Please note infants, no matter which class they travel in are only allowed up to 10kg of checked luggage.

Hand luggage or carry ons are limited to a 7kg weight restriction and dimensions of 56cm x 36cm x 23cm including handle and wheels.


You may choose a seat when you book, and the airline will inform you if your request is charged at an extra cost.

In-Flight Service

The inflight meals will depend entirely on your fare and where you are flying. Generally, all Business Class passengers will be treated to a hot meal or complimentary snacks. If you want to find out if Economy Class passengers are provided with a dining service for your route, contact the airline directly.

Young passengers between 5 and 11 may travel unaccompanied, but you must contact Nile Air in order to inform them that a minor is travelling by themselves, and to ensure your child is escorted and cared for during their flight.

On-Time Performance

Nile Air has reported that as of 2015 it is Egypt’s leading airline for on-time performance.

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