EGYPTAIR received 40 postgraduate students from the Sorbonne University in France who visited EGYPTAIR Administrative Complex. They also had a tour in the Cargo Village at Cairo International Airport, and attended a symposium to learn about the activity of EGYPTAIR Cargo as they are preparing a master’s thesis on international transport logistics through a case study of air cargo activity in Egypt.    

"We are proud of the Sorbonne students’ choice of Egypt in general and of EGYPTAIR in particular to get acquainted with its air cargo activity, as EGYPTAIR is a pioneer in this field," said Capt. Amr Aboul-Enein, Chairman and CEO of EGYPTAIR Holding Company.

 He added that the national carrier has a wide route network around the world in air cargo, whether transporting goods on the spaces available on 70 passenger aircraft or cargo aircraft, of which EGYPTAIR owns three Airbus A330-200 aircraft, with a capacity of 60 tons each. He also said that there is an ambitious plan to increase the air cargo fleet during the coming period to meet the increasing demand of air cargo activity.

Meanwhile, Ahmed Shahin, EGYPTAIR Cargo Chairman and CEO, reviewed the pioneering role played by the company in air cargo according to recommendations of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and International Air Transport Association (IATA).

He added that as a result of the the company's remarkable success in air cargo movement, despite the CoronaVirus pandemic, it is seeking to adopt a new strategy to increase its air cargo fleet and develop its information technology infrastructure to cope up with the e-commerce movement worldwide.
The Sorbonne students expressed their happiness with the warm reception and high organization of the visit, and praised the possibilities and high-level services provided to customers in air cargo in particular and in civil aviation in general.