Last Update 20:52
Monday, 21 October 2019

EgyptAir signs agreements to purchase 45 new planes for $6 billion

Ahram Online , Wednesday 15 Nov 2017
Air plane
An Egypt Air plane (Photo: Reuters)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3865
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3865

EgyptAir has signed deals worth $6 billion to purchase 45 new airplanes from a number of international aircraft manufacturers within the coming two years, according to a statement issued by the company on Wednesday.

The deals were signed at the Dubai Air Show, which runs until Thursday.

The deals include an agreement with Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier to sell EgyptAir up to 24 CSeries aircraft for $2.2 billion, Bombardier said on Tuesday.

Last year, EgyptAir signed a deal with Boeing to purchase nine B737-800 NG aircraft. The ninth Boeing aircraft is scheduled for delivery next month.

This brings the total number of new aircraft bought by EgyptAir to 54 over the past two years, according to the statement.

Search Keywords:
Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.