A First Look at EgyptAir Express’ A220
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July 13, 2019 - by James Dinsdale for airlinegeeks.com
The first of 12 Airbus A220-300s that EgyptAir's subsidiary EgyptAir Express will receive has rolled out of Airbus' paint shop in Mirabel, Canada, as part of a fleet overhaul.
The order was made back in 2017 when the airline signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Bombardier Aerospace for 12 aircraft and another 12 as options.
Speaking during the signing, which took place at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, the then CEO of EgyptAir Holding at the time, Safwat Musallam, said: "We undertook a thorough evaluation process of our fleet and realized that the CS300 would fit perfectly into our business plans and growth strategy,"
"We selected the A220 (C Series) aircraft because...