Egypt Requests Airbus To Establish Factory In Egypt
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September 14, 2019 - by Al-Masry Al-Youm for egyptindependent.com
The Ministry of Civil Aviation officially discussed with Airbus officials the possibility of establishing an Airbus factory in Egypt.
The talks came on the sidelines of a ceremony celebrating EgyptAir's receipt of an Airbus A220-300.
Egypt Civil Aviation Ministry officials discussed with CEO of the Airbus Canada partnership Philippe Balducci and Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Airbus Middle East Fouad Attar the possibility of Airbus establishing a factory in Egypt.
They also discussed the possibility of Airbus coordinating with Egyptian factories in the public and private sectors to manufacture parts of Airbus aircrafts, especially as Egypt has obtained many international certificates in the field of maintenance of various types of Airbus aircrafts, senior sources with the Ministry added.
Balducci and Attar promised to pass the suggestion to the company's leaders, said the sources.
EgyptAir received the first Airbus A220-300 out of 12 others of the same model scheduled to be handed over in succession until June 2020...