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July 17, 2019 - for crewroom.net
At the end of 2017, EgyptAir turned their Letter of Intent for 12 Bombardier CSeries CS300 aircraft into a firm order.
There have been a few changes since that announcement one and a half years ago. Most notably, those aircraft are now made under the banner of Airbus and have the name A220-300. Well, whatever you want to call them, they will be taking to the skies with EgyptAir in just over a month.
According to CH-Aviation, the A220-300s will begin EgyptAir operations on September 6th of this year. Furthermore, they will initially use the type on domestic Egyptian routes.
As the flag carrier of Egypt, the airline will initially use the new jet on the following routes out of Cairo International (CAI):
Aswan (ASW), weekly from September 6th
Luxor (LXR), 9x weekly from September 6th
and finally, Sharm el Sheikh (SSH), weekly starting from September 8th
The aircraft and its operator(s)
EgyptAir's A220-300s will reportedly be equipped with...