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Name: AIR MEMPHIS
7JetSet7 Code: MEP
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: AFRICA
City: CAIRO
Country: EGYPT
Employees 530
Web: air-memphis.com
Email: headquarters@airmemphis.com.eg
Telephone: +20 226248822
Fax: +20 226248893
Sita: CAIAMCR
Background
(definitions)

FORMED IN 1995 AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1996. DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL, CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
6 AHMED LOFTY STREET
ELNOZHA ELGEDIDA
HELIOPOLIS, CAIRO, 11769, EGYPT

EGYPT (ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT): POPULATION: 72 MILLION. ESTABLISHED IN 1922. EGYPT'S HUGE AND GROWING POPULATION, IS AMONG THE BEST-EDUCATED - AND WORST EMPLOYED - IN THE ARAB WORLD. IN THE LAST 50 YEARS, SINCE NATIONALISTS OUSTED A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY, AND THE LAST VESTIGES OF BRITISH CONTROL, EGYPT HAS BEEN DEMOCRATIC, BUT AUTHORITARIAN. COVERS AN AREA OF 1,001,449 SQ KM, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS CAIRO, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.

JANUARY 1997: AS CARGO OPERATOR, PICKED UP 707-320C FROM DEFUNCT (ZAS) AVIATION SERVICES.

PURCHASED 2ND, EX-(ZAS) 707-328C (19916, NEW REGISTRATION SU-PBB).

NOVEMBER 1997: INCDT: NOSE GEAR UP LANDING AT OSTEND, BELGIUM OF (MEP) 707-328C (19916) = NO INJURIES OF 7 (FC), AIRPLANE WAS REPAIRABLE BUT WRITTEN OFF (W/O).

MARCH 1998: ACCDT: (MEP) 707-336C (735-19843, /68 SU-PBA) ON TAKEOFF AT MOMBASA, KENYA FAILED TO CLIMB, HIT APPROACH LIGHTS, CRASHED AND BURNED = ALL 6 FATALITIES.

APRIL 1999: 110 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 12 FLIGHT CREW (FC).

SITA: CAIAMCR.

SEPTEMBER 1999: 1 707-320C (20762, SU-AVZ), EX-EGYPTAIR (EGP) FROM TRISTAR (TZZ), A CHARTER OPERATOR.

JANUARY 2000: 1 BAC 111 FOR CHARTER FLIGHTS BETWEEN ASWAN, ABI-SIMBEL, LUXOR, & HURGHADA.

APRIL 2000: 126 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 16 FLIGHT CREW (FC), & 9 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA)).

(memphis@gega.net).

BOUGHT 1 707-347C (19967, 63 23) FROM MIDDLE EAST AIRLINES (MEA).

AUGUST 2000: 737-2K3 (23912), AVIOGENEX (AVG) WET-LEASED.

APRIL 2001: 126 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 16 FLIGHT CREW (FC), & 9 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA)).

MAY 2001: 1 727-2F2 (21260, TC-IYC), (TOP) LEASED.

JUNE 2001: ORDERS STAGE 3 HUSHKITS FOR 707 FROM BURBANK AERONAUTICAL CORP II.

AUGUST 2001: PLANS TO CONVERT ITS 707-347C (19967) INTO A COMBI CONFIGURATION OF 7 PALLETS, 8 FIRST (F), 42 ECONOMY (Y) PASSENGERS (PAX).

SEPTEMBER 2001: 707-366C (SU-AVZ) OPERATES ON BEHALF OF (UNHCR) BURBANK AERONAUTICAL CORP II, WHICH SOUGHT CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION IN APRIL 2001, BUT CONTINUES PRODUCTION OF STAGE 3 HUSHKITS FOR 707 AND DC-8-50/61S.

DECEMBER 2001: 1 DC-9-31 (JT8D-9A) (48131, SU-PBD), EX-US AIRWAYS (USA).

APRIL 2002: 126 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 16 FLIGHT CREW (FC); & 9 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA)).

MAIN BASE: CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CAI).

July 2002: Applies to operate Cairo - Amman - Shannon (or Ostend) - New York (707).

1 707-366C sold to Air Amako, operating in Nigeria.

November 2002: 707-366C (20762) "D" check at Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJA). 707-328C (19916, SU-PBB) parted out.

March 2003: 126 employees (including 16 Flight Crew (FC); & 9 Cabin Attendants (CA)).

July 2003: INCDT: (MEP) 707 ran off the runway on takeoff from Dacca, operating for Bangladesh's Z Airways & Services = no injuries, but airplane was seriously damaged and is probably a write-off (W/O).

SITA: CAIAMCR.

May 2004: 126 employees (including 16 Flight Crew (FC); & 9 Cabin Attendants (CA)).

September 2004: 737-85F (30478, TC-SKC), Sky Airlines (SYC) wet-leased for the northern winter 2004 - 2005 season.

April 2005: 404 employees (including 27 Flight Crew (FC), 59 Cabin Attendants (CA), & 24 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

A320-211 (024, SU-PBE), SALE (SIL) leased.

December 2007: Air Memphis (MEP) has a subsidiary, Air Memphis (Uganda) (MHU):

(MHU) was formed in 2003.

(MHU) is a cargo jet airplane operator, based in Entebbe, Uganda.

(ICAO) Code: MHU - MEMPHIS UGANDA.

(memphis@tedata.net.eg).

(MHU) operates the following cargo airplane freighter:

707-379C (JT3D-3B HK) (718-19821, /68 5X-EOT), ex-(5X-GLA), American General Supplies leased.

September 2008: A320-233 (SU-PBG) delivery - - SEE ATTACHED PHOTO - - "MEP-A320-2008-09."

October 2009: SEE PHOTO - - "MEP-MD-83-2009-10."

January 2011: Air Memphis (MEP) operates a charter jet airplane service based at Cairo.

Employees = 530 (including 30 Flight Crew (FC); 78 Cabin Attendants (CA); & 55 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

(ICAO) Code: MHS (Callsign - AIR MEMPHIS).

Main Base: Cairo International Airport (CAI).

Hub: Aswan airport (ASW).

September 2012: Shahin Air (based at Tehran Mehrabad International airport (THR)) is a new start-up based in Iran planning to launch operations with two ex-Air Memphis (MEP) (MEP) A320-200s (1300 and 1353).

Fleet:
(definitions)

Click below for photos:
MEP-707-366C
MEP-A320-SEP08
MEP-MD-83-2009-10

November 2012:

0 707-328C (JT3D-3B HK) (762-19916, /68 SU-PBB), EX-(AFA)/(ZAA), 4 SALE. PARTED OUT 2002-11. FREIGHTER.

0 707-336C (JT3D-3B) (735-19843, /68), EX-(BAB) & (NAP), DESTROYED W/O.

1 707-347C (JT3D-3B HK) (745-19967, /68, OD-AGV), EX-(WAL)/(MEA) 2000-04, 174Y/COMBI.

1 707-366C (JT3D-7 HK) (868-20762, /73, SU-AVZ), EX-(EGP), (TZZ) LSD, "D" MAINTENANCE CHECK AT (RJA) 2002-11. FREIGHTER.

1 707-379C (JT3D-3B HK) (718-19821, /68 5X-EOT), EX-(5X-GLA), OPS FOR AIR MEMPHIS UGANDA (MHU). FREIGHTER.

0 727-2F2 (JT8D-15) (1222-21260, /76 TC-IYC "MERVE"), (THY) & (TOP) LSD 2001-05, 21260 RTT (TOP) 2001-12. 179Y.

0 737-2K3 (JT8D) (1401-23912, /87 YU-ANP), EX-(PAL), (AVG) LSD 2000-08, RTND (AVG), LST (CGI).

1 737-85F (CFM56-7B) (997-30478, TC-SKC 11/01), (SYC) WET-LSD 2004-09.

1 DC-9-31 (JT8D-9A HK) (940-48131, /80 SU-PBO), EX-(USA) 2001-01. 115Y.

1 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1582-49628, /89 SU-BME - - SEE PHOTO - - "MEP-MD-83-2009-10"), AMTEC CORP LSD 2007-07. RF LEASE TO (SUD). 167Y.

0 A320-211 (CFM56-5A1) (024, /88 SU-PBE; 026, /88 SU-PBD), (SIL) LSD 2005-04. RTND. 174Y.

1 A320-233 (V2527E-A5) (1300, /00 SU-PBH; 1353, /00 SU-PBG), AIRLEASE LSD 2008-09. 12C, 138Y.

0 BAC 111-561 ROMBAC (SPEY 512-14DW) (408, /88 YR-BRH), (ROA) LSD 2000-04, 2 RTND. 109Y.

Management:
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HAMDI EISA, CHAIRMAN.

EZZ ELDIN SAIED, GENERAL DIRECTOR.

IBRAHIM ELMAKHZANGY, VP OPERATIONS.

HASSAN ABED ELHAMID, DIRECTOR OPERATIONS.

CAPTAIN AHMED REZEK, MANAGER FLIGHT OPERATIONS (CAIAMCR).

CAPTAIN ALHUSSEIN ALI, MANAGER FLIGHT SAFETY.

FOUAD EL-AWADI, MAINTENANCE GENERAL MANAGER (CAIAMCR).

SALAH ABDEL WAHAB, MAINTENANCE MANAGER (CAIAMCR).

NABIL ABDOU, CHIEF INSPECTOR.

 
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