Egypt

Egypt confirms order for 30 Dassault Rafale from France

France and Egypt signed a contract for the delivery of 30 Rafale fighter jets manufactured by Dassault....


Could helicopters solve the Suez canal blockage?

With the Ever Given container ship blocking the Suez canal ‒ and 10% of the world’s trade with it – we can't help but wonder: would helicopters help?...


Qatar Airways gets Egypt clearance, resumes flights

Qatar Airways announced that it would restart flights to Egypt.  ...


Eight peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Egyptian Sinai

Eight members of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the crash of a UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter in the Egyptian Sinai....


Qatar Airways demands $5 billion from blockading countries

Qatar Airways demanded $5 billion from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt as compensation for the blockade they have imposed on the country of Qatar, preventing the carrier from using their airspace....


UN top court rules in favor of Qatar over blockade dispute

The International Court of Justice, the highest court of the United Nations, ruled in favor of Qatar in a quarrel opposing the country to Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt. The neighboring countries that imposed a full blockade on Qatar since 2017 will now be judged by the International Civil Aviation Authority Council....


Egyptian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes after “sudden malfunction”

An Egyptian MiG-29M fighter jet crashed during routine military training on December 5, 2019. The pilot survived after successfully ejecting from the aircraft....


SkyUp Boeing 737 catches fire minutes after landing

Do not rush to exhale a sigh of relief as soon as your flight lands smoothly on the runway. That is what passengers on board a Boeing 737-800 operated by SkyUp Airlines must have learned when the aircraft caught fire shortly after landing at Sharm el-Sheikh Airport in Egypt....


Qatar Air Force gets first Rafale for its fighter jet cocktail

Dassault Aviation delivered the first out of 36 fighters to Qatar during a ceremony organized in Mérignac, France, on February 6, 2019. This first delivery comes “on schedule”, according to Dassault....


Qatar Airways reveals heavy cost of embargo but sheds no tears

Qatar Airways' latest manifest of defiance – revealing the large cost of the blockade on its annual earnings and how the company manages to alleviate the financial toll....