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EgyptAir receives fourth Boeing 737-800 NG

Posted 30 May 2017 · Add Comment

EgyptAir has received the fourth Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft.

This forms part of the carrier’s fleet renewal and expansion strategy.

The fourth out of nine Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft that EgyptAir plans to acquire in 2017 passed an official registration procedure to finally join the fleet that includes now 24  aircraft of the same type, in addition to other types.

"We do have steady goals to achieve regarding EgyptAir fleet and through this order of B737-800 NG, which to be finalised by the delivery of the ninth later this year, with an approximate age of six years," said EgyptAir CEO Safwat Musallam.

“During the past period we have received three other aircraft," said Musallam. "We are working on an overall- plan that would enhance our medium-haul fleet, we managed to further develop our network, increase frequencies on the most popular routes, therefore, guarantee that all our passengers reach their destination on time.”

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