Egyptair orders 10 Airbus A350-900s to meet growing demand

In a move to meet growing demand for air travel, EGYPTAIR has announced an order for 10 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The signing ceremony took place at the 2023 Dubai Airshow, in the presence of EGYPTAIR’s Chairman and CEO, Engineer Yehia Zakaria and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International, Christian Scherer.

The A350-900s will provide EGYPTAIR with a 25 percent reduction in fuel burn and emissions, while passengers will enjoy the comfort of the Airbus AirSpace cabin. The aircraft will have a capacity of 340 seats and will be equipped with cutting-edge technologies and Rolls-Royce XWB Trent engines.

“EGYPTAIR is a key partner of Airbus in the Middle East and Africa. We take immense pride in this partnership aimed at furthering the aviation industry. Our focus lies in the enhancement of our fleet to embrace some of the most contemporary aircraft available,” said EGYPTAIR Chairman and CEO Yehia Zakaria.

“Once delivered the A350-900 will be EGYPTAIR’s flagship aircraft. Adding the world’s most modern and efficient widebody aircraft to the airline’s fleet will be instrumental in expanding its offering, opening new opportunities particularly in Western US and the far East,” said Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial officer and Head of Airbus International.

The A350 is a popular widebody aircraft that is known for its efficiency and long-range capabilities. It has been selected by over 1000 airlines around the world and is expected to be delivered to EGYPTAIR in 2025.

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