EgyptAir receives the ninth Airbus aircraft A220-300
EgyptAir on Friday received the ninth Airbus aircraft A220-300 and the third A320neo family aircraft, from Su-GFF plant in Canada’s Quebec City and Su-GFL plant in Toulouse city respectively.
The two new aircrafts will join the national airliner’s fleet this year.
The new A220-300 is configured in a two-class cabin with 140-seats, including 15 premium economy and 125 economy class seats. It offers every passenger a greater level of comfort and space. It delivers unbeatable fuel efficiency and wide-body passenger comfort in a single-aisle aircraft.
Earlier on January 18, EgyptAir got the eighth A220-300 aircraft to be delivered to Egypt as part of a deal reached with Airbus Company to buy 12 aircrafts of the same family.
On February 16, EgyptAir received the second Airbus A320neo, which is the second of 15 Airbus A320neos, EgyptAir currently has on order.
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, involving 16 seats in the business-class cabin.
Source: Ahram Online