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EgyptAir is the flag carrier of Egypt. It began in 1933. [1] Originally, it was named "Misr Airwork". The name was finally changed to EgyptAir in October 1971. [2] The airline was the first from the Middle east to have jet aircraft. [3] In 2008, it joined Star Alliance. [4] EgyptAir suffered heavy losses during the 2011 Egyptian revolution. [5]

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  2. "Academy Profile".
  3. "Egypt finds belongings, debris from plane crash at sea".
  5. "Egyptair struggles to fully recover; launches four new destinations this week, including Manchester and Toronto". 5 June 2013.