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Thu, 14 July 2016

EgyptAir Orders Nine Boeing 737-800s

EgyptAir has ordered nine Boeing 737-800s in a deal valued at US$864 million at current list prices.

Eight of the airplanes will be financed by Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

“Over the years, Boeing has played an important role in our growth plan,” said Safwat Musallam, Chairman and CEO, EgyptAir Holding Company. “The Next-Generation 737-800s have earned an excellent reputation for reliability, performance and cost efficiency and has added tremendous value to our operations. The addition of several more of this airplane will definitely enable us to continue with our plans to introduce modern, efficient aircraft on our short to medium haul destination network. We are pleased to be working with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise to finance eight of these airplanes.”

EgyptAir currently operates 20 Boeing 737-800s and when the nine airplanes on order have been delivered will comprise the largest single-aisle aircraft type in its fleet.

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