EgyptAir’s first A220-300 first flight

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Mirabel, Quebec, Canada, August 23, 2019 – EgyptAir’s first A220-300 completed its test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first of the 12 planes ordered by EgyptAir is to be delivered to the airline, whose headquarters are located in Cairo in the coming weeks.

The innovative cabin design of the A220 will offer EgyptAir passengers greater comfort with wider seats providing more economy-class personal space than any other single-aisle aircraft, as well as panoramic windows that allow more light to enter. natural. The aircraft, equipped with a brand new 134-seat cabin, is now entering its final finishing phase before delivery.

First A220-300 for EgyptAir in flight

The A220 offers unparalleled fuel economy and a comfortable and spacious space for a single-aisle aircraft. It combines state-of-the-art aerodynamics, advanced materials and state-of-the-art Pratt & Whitney PW1500G turbofan engines offering fuel economy savings of at least 20% per seat compared to previous-generation aircraft. With a maximum range of 3,400 NM (6,300 km), the A220 offers the performance of a larger single-aisle aircraft.More than 80 A220 aircraft are currently in service with five operators on regional and transcontinental routes in Asia, America, Europe and Africa, demonstrating the versatility of the newest member of the Airbus family.

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