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EgyptAir selects LEAP-1A engine for new A320neos

On November 15, 2017, Egyptian flag carrier EgyptAir announced that it will lease 15 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine from AerCap. The airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery shortly. “We have been impressed with everything we have seen about the LEAP engine in service,” said Safwat Musallam, chairman, and […]

Dubai Airshow: EgyptAir to operate Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing and AerCap announced at the 2017 Dubai Airshow that EgyptAir, the national flag carrier of Egypt, will lease six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from Dublin-based AerCap leasing company. “The 787 Dreamliner has built a reputation for reliability, operational efficiency and passenger comfort,” said Safwat Musallam, Chairman and CEO, EgyptAir. “We look forward to the 787 […]

Etihad Airways signs codeshare partnership with EgyptAir

Etihad Airways and EgyptAir, the flag carrier of Egypt, have announced a new codeshare partnership. Under the initial phase of the agreement, Etihad Airways will place its ‘EY’ code on EgyptAir operated flights between Abu Dhabi and Cairo, while EgyptAir will place its ‘MS’ code on Etihad Airways flights between the two capital cities. During […]

No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff

The EgyptAir plane that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday. The sources said the plane did not make contact with Egyptian air traffic control, but Egyptian air traffic controllers were able to see it on radar on a […]

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 passengers and crew ha disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s national airline said. Officials with the airline and the Egyptian civil aviation department told Reuters they believed the Airbus A320 had crashed into the sea. Egypt Air said the plane sent an emergency signal […]