Riyadh Air and EGYPTAIR Sign MoU for Expanded Travel Options

Riyadh Air and EGYPTAIR forge collaboration

Riyadh Air (RX) has formed a strategic alliance with Egypt’s national carrier, EGYPTAIR, to offer passengers an expanded range of travel options and benefits.

The partnership was formalised through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Dubai, held from June 2-4, 2024.

The collaboration is set to enhance the travel experience for passengers flying between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, particularly on the Riyadh-Cairo route.


Expanding Networks and Strengthening Ties

Passengers can anticipate increased flexibility and choice when booking flights, along with potential benefits such as integration of loyalty programs and exclusive rewards.

By working together, Riyadh Air and EGYPTAIR aim to expand their networks and offer passengers seamless connections to a wider range of domestic and international destinations across the Middle East and Africa.

Tony Douglas, CEO of Riyadh Air stated:

The partnership will offer our guests much more choice between Riyadh and Cairo plus a wider range of destinations. There will be benefits between both airline’s loyalty programs and numerous other advantages and rewards that we look forward to sharing with our guests.

Eng. Yehia Zakaria, EGYPTAIR Group Chairman said:

“I am confident that this partnership with Riyadh Air will not only benefit our passengers but also foster a stronger relationship between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.”