Egypt and EgyptAir flags are seen in front of an EgyptAir in-flight service building - Reuters
CAIRO - 25 August 2019: Cairo International Airport will receive the first of a 12-airplane deal of the type Airbus A220–300 in early September.
EgyptAir sealed the deal with Airbus Canada Ltd. to provide the utmost comfort for its passengers. In an innovative design and a wide airframe, it includes 134 seats, the biggest and with the longest leg space in the economy, compared to other airplanes of one aisle.
The plane also has large windows to allow the maximum amount of natural light.
The A220-300 is characterized by high fuel efficiency and passenger comfort. It combines the latest advanced technologies to provide high aerodynamics, high-quality materials and the latest Pratt & Whitney TurboPan engines of the PW1500G. These engines save at least 20 percent fuel burn per seat compared to previous-generation aircrafts, with a range of up to 3,400 nautical miles (6,300 kilometers).