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Airbus delivers 718 aircraft to its customers by end-2017

Last year, Airbus delivered 718 aircraft to 85 customers around the world, marking an increase of 4% in deliveries over 2016, when 688 planes were sold. According to a statement issued by the company, of which Daily News Egypt obtained a copy, the aircraft delivered in 2017 included 558 aircraft from the family of single-aisle …

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EgyptAir awaits notification from Russia to start booking Moscow flights

EgyptAir is awaiting notification from Russian authorities on the approved flight schedule that was sent to the Russian side after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to resume flights between Cairo and Moscow in February. A source at the company told Daily News Egypt that as soon as the schedule is approved (three weekly …

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Passenger traffic at airports increases 0.85% in July

Hurghada International Airport witnessed a significant increase in the number of passengers, recording 431,000 passengers versus 230,000, up by 87.4%. Aircraft traffic at Hurghada airport recorded 3,300 planes, compared to only 2,000 in the same month last year

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Average expenditure of tourists increased by 7.5% to $88.20

The average expenditure of tourists coming to Egyptian destinations increased to reach $88.20 during the first half of this year. The sub-accounts unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism said that the average expenditure increased by 7.5% ($6.2) this year from $82 in the same half last year. Sources told Daily News Egypt that the …

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2.6% growth in passenger traffic at airports during June

Passenger traffic grew by 2.6% in all local airports through June. According to statistics issued by the Egyptian Holding Company for Airports and Air Navigation (EHCAAN), the traffic reached 1.9 million passengers during June, compared to 1.8 million passengers in the same month last year. Passenger traffic at Cairo International Airport declined by 16.5% to …

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Nile Air purchases latest airbus planes A321neo

  Nile Air company has requested to purchase the most recent single-aisle airbus planes, model A321neo. The company made the purchase request to the European manufacturing company for the model A321ceo in April, as an upgrade from A321neo. CEO of the company, Ahmed Ali, said that Nile Air is the first airline company in Egypt …

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Boeing delivers 33 new planes to EgyptAir

Boeing International bid an offer to win a new aircraft supply tender recently posed by EgyptAir to develop its fleet. Bernard Dunn, president of Boeing for the Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey, stated that the company presented a competitive offer to EgyptAir to win the new aircraft deal. Dunn refused to disclose any details …

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