CAIRO – 21 February 2020: Third Airbus A320neo will arrive in Cairo on Friday coming from Airbus Factory, in Toulouse, France, as part of eight-plan deal was signed with EgyptAir.
The first plan arrived in Egypt last month, after publishing a photo for it by Jetphotos website.
Later on February 16, EgyptAir announced receiving the second Airbus A320neo which is part of the expected batch.
Bringing all the standards of comfort and incorporating new engine choices, aerodynamic improvements, and the latest cabin features, the A320neo Family will offer up to 20 percent savings in fuel burn per seat by 2020, two tons of additional payload, 500 nautical miles of more range, lower operating costs, along with a nearly 50 percent reduction in engine noise and NOx emissions 50 percent below the current industry standard.
It is configured with 142 seats in two classes including 16 seats in the business-class cabin.
In December 2019, EgyptAir announced it will increase the number of flights to several destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and the Middle East during the summer of 2020." The move comes within the framework of the company's efforts to enhance its services," said Chairman of EgyptAir Airlines Ashraf el-Kholy in a statement.
The flights of the flagship carrier to Washington are scheduled to increase from three to four flights per week, while the number of flights to Toronto will be seven instead of six, according to MENA. Additionally, the number of flights heading to Europe will go up from 14 to 21 flights weekly.