Egyptair Expands 737 Fleet

Boeing and EgyptAir today announced that the airline has converted a previous order for two 777s into an order for additional eight Next-Generation 737-800s. The airline currently has seven 737-800s in operation and it is taking delivery of additional five 737-800s this year. The airline currently has five 777s in its fleet and is scheduled to receive six 777-300ERs beginning next year.

Egyptair Boeing 737-800

EgyptAir joined the Star Alliance in July 2008. The carrier has been focused on increasing the utilization of Cairo International Airport as a key regional hub for both passenger and air freight operations.

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Source: Boeing