Previous Post
World Famous Egyptian Civil Engineer Hani Azer to Receive Prestigious Federal Award in Germany
Next Post
Egyptian All-Female Ride-Hailing App Fyonka to Expand into Alexandria

EgyptAir Receives First State-of-the-Art Dreamliner Aircrafts as Part of $6 Billion Boeing Deal

The $6 billion deal will see EgyptAir purchase a total of 45 new aircrafts as part of a modernisation plan.

EgyptAir Receives First State-of-the-Art Dreamliner Aircrafts as Part of Aviation ‘Deal of the Century’

Cairo International Airport welcomed the third of six Boeing 787-9 aircrafts, dubbed the Dreamliner, last weekend, as part of EgyptAir’s modernisation plans, as reported by Egypt Independent.

The acquired aircrafts are part of the biggest deal in Egypt’s flag carrier airline’s history, with aviation experts calling it the ‘Deal of the Century’. The $6 billion deal will see EgyptAir purchase a total of 45 new aircrafts from Boeing, with a view to becoming more globally competitive in long haul flights.

Able to travel between 14,800 km and 15,700 km non-stop and accommodate 210-300 passengers, the Dreamliner Aircrafts will be used for direct flights to the likes of Shanghai, Tokyo, New York and Bangkok, but will first operate Paris flights from June 18th.

It is believed that by the end of 2020, EgyptAir will have received 15 Airbus A320 and 12 Airbus 220/300 aircrafts, with the rest of the purchases rolling out between now and 2027.

Main image courtesy of EgyptAir


Todays Events
Saturday Brunch @ The Terrace 610
Bars
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club 610
Jam Night @ The Tap Maadi
Bars
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap Maadi
Double Trouble @ The Tap East
Bars
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap East
WINTER WONDERLAND @ ZED PARK
Variety
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue: Zed Towers
The Tap Jazz Trio @ The Tap West
Bars
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap West
46th Annual Film Festival @ Cairo Opera House
Film
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Cairo Opera House
EHKEELY BY MARIANNE KHOURY @ ZAWYA
Film
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue: Zawya
Special Olympics 1st Pan-African Games @ CIS
Sports
Date: 1/25/2020
Time: 8:00am - 11:00pm
Venue: Cairo International Stadium