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Important Announcement

Due to severe inconsistencies and the multiplicity of international decisions, here is a summary of the suspended flights until further notice.

 Egyptair will operate the following flights from and to different destinations on the following dates:

Flight Number Routing Date Departure Time Arrival Time Remarks
MS 785 Cairo/Frankfurt June 5 9:50 am 2:10 pm For German Citizens only
MS 787 Cairo/Munich June 5 9:50 am 2:00 pm For German Citizens only
MS 2960 Cairo/Sydney June 6 6:45 pm 9:00 pm For Australian Citizens only
MS 2961 Sydney/Cairo June 8 5:00 pm 3:55 am For Egyptian Citizens only
MS 729 Cairo/Moscow June 10 10:40 am 3:55 pm For Russian Citizens only 
MS 882 Accra/Marsa Alam June 10 1:40 pm 9:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
MS 730 Moscow/Marsa Alam June 10 5:35 pm 9:35 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
MS 757 Cairo/Munich June 12 9:50 am 2:00 pm For German Citizens only
MS 757 Cairo/ Amsterdam June 12 9:50 am 2:40 pm For Dutch Citizens only
MS 777 Cairo/London June 13 9:10 am 1:35 pm For UK Citizens only
MS 799 Cairo/Paris June 14 9:35 am 2:25 pm For French Citizens only
MS 730 Moscow/Marsa Alam June 14 5:35 pm 9:35 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
MS 797 Cairo/Vienna June 15 11:00 am 2:30 pm For Austrian Citizens only and Diplomatic passport holder
MS 730 Moscow/Marsa Alam June 17 5:35 pm 9:35 pm For Egyptian Citizens only

To book your ticket out of Cairo send an email to travel@aucegypt.edu or submit a request from here

Lufthansa will operate the following flight to Frankfurt with the following details:

Flight Number Routing Date Departure Time Arrival Time Remarks
LH 583 Cairo/Frankfurt June 8 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only
LH 583 Cairo/Frankfurt June 9 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only
LH 583 Cairo/Frankfurt June 11 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only
LH 583 Cairo/Frankfurt June 13 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only
LH 583 Cairo Frankfurt June 14 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only
LH 583 Cairo/Frankfurt June 15 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only
LH 583 Cairo/Frankfurt June 16 12:30 am 5:00 pm For German Citizens only

To book your ticket send an email to travel@aucegypt.edu or submit a request from here.

Air Cairo will operate the following flights from and to different destinations on the following dates:

Routing Date Departure Time Arrival Time Remarks
London/Marsa Alam June 5 6:00 pm 11:50 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
London / Cairo June 7 1:00 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Cairo/London June 7 7:00 am 11:00 am For British Citizens only
Riyadh/Marsa Alam June 7 4:45 pm 6:30 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
London / Marsa Alam June 7 1:00 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Cairo/Paris June 9 8:00 am 12:40 pm For French Citizens only
Paris/Marsa Alam June 9 1:40 pm 6:40 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Abu Dhabi/Marsa Alam June 10 9:15 am 10:40 am For Egyptian Citizens only
Dubai/Marsa Alam June 10 8:30 am 10:00 am For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 10 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 11 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Riyadh/Marsa Alam June 12 9:30 am 11:00 am For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 12 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Riyadh/Marsa Alam June 13 9:30 am 11:00 am  For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 13 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 14 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Riyadh/Marsa Alam June 15 9:30 am 11:00 am For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 15 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 16 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only
Riyadh/Marsa Alam June 17 9:30 am 11:00 am For Egyptian Citizens only
Jeddah/Marsa Alam June 17 6:15 pm 6:45 pm For Egyptian Citizens only

To book your ticket out of Cairo send an email to travel@aucegypt.edu or submit a request from here

Air France: Air France will start operating every Saturday on a weekly basis to Paris starting June 6, 2020.

Below are some guidelines for passengers to follow to allow them to travel:

  • A self-declaration form of non-COVID-19 must be printed and filled out. The passenger will not be allowed to check-in if he/she does not carry this printed form. To print the form in English, click here. To print the form in French, click here

  • Citizens of the European Union (EU) as well as citizens of Great Britain, Swiss, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland

  • Family members of the European Union (EU), Great Britain Nationals,  Swiss, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland

  • Residents of the European Union and Great Britain, Swiss, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland

  • Nationals of other countries only if they have a same day connection to a country outside the European Union

  • Sanitary checks will be done at the airport. Masks for all passengers are mandatory 

Lufthansa: Regular flights to Cairo will resume as of June 16, 2020. Initially, Lufthansa is offering three weekly frequencies, LH585 from Cairo to Frankfurt on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and LH584 from Frankfurt to Cairo on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday subject to the lifting of the Egyptian International Aviation Suspension

Austrian Airlines:

  • Starting from  June 15, 2020, Austrian Airlines will be taking off again after an almost 90-days break and will be flying to 37 destinations in the first two weeks of operations
  • Additional destinations are to be added in the following weeks. As soon as sufficient feeder traffic is available again on short and medium-haul routes. Austrian Airlines will also offer long-haul flights again, possibly as early as July.
  • The Austrian Airlines flight offer from/to Vienna from June 15, 2020, to June 28, 2020
  • Starting from June 15, 2020: Amsterdam, Athens, Basel, Berlin, Brussels, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Dubrovnik, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Larnaca, London, Munich, Paris, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Sofia, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Thessaloniki, Tirana, Varna, and Zurich
  • Starting from June 22, 2020, these destinations will be added: Belgrade, Graz, Innsbruck, Kiev, Košice, Milan, Nice, Prague, Split, and Warsaw

Etihad Airways:

  • Etihad Airways has implemented new measures to help the guests feel more in control when they travel. They have limited touchpoints and allowed social distancing throughout their journey
  • Etihad Airways has introduced a team of wellness ambassadors. They'll offer help and advice whenever the guests need that and giving them extra peace of mind when they travel
  • The wellness ambassadors are available online, at the airport and onboard to make sure that guests feel comfortable and safe at every step in their journey
  • Etihad Airways has introduced additional deep cleaning and sanitization process at every point of the journey
  • They made some changes onboard and at the airport to make sure there are more spaces between guests
  • Etihad Airways team will be wearing face masks and having personal protective equipment at all times
  • All of the food goes through rigorous testing with strict COVID-19 guidelines before bringing it on board
  • Etihad Airways new wellness kits will include a face mask, gloves, and hand gel

The Travel Office was established to help faculty and staff members, administrators, and students with their travel plans.

It handles business and personal trips, in Egypt or abroad through our corporate deals with excellent hotels, and monitors policies set by the administration for these types of travel.

The office also arranges meet-and-assist services through customs and immigration arranged at the airport following the guidelines governing the provisions of such services. (Services are available upon request for non-Egyptians only).

  • Flight reservations and seating assignment 
  • Booking of train tickets (Europe)
  • Frequent flyer arrangements
  • Hotel reservations in Egypt and abroad
  • Airport services meet and assist
  • Bus reservations in Egypt and cars reservation abroad
  • Organized trips throughout Egypt for individuals and groups
  • Tours inside Cairo
  • Nile cruise
  • Travel insurance

To make your own air booking, follow this link.

You will need to create your profile with all the personal information and copy of your passport.

This profile will be filled once and will be saved and used for all your future travel requests. It can be edited at any time.

Once you fill a new travel request, you will receive an auto-reply with a request serial number, which should be referenced in all communications with the travel office until the service is fulfilled.

For the travel new system manual, follow this link.

For the travel policy, check the PDF.

For the travel forms, click here.

For corporate hotel rates, click here.

Prices change every minute. Therefore, the earlier you confirm your booking, the less your ticket will cost.