Tag: EgyptAir

Etihad Airways to Expand Codeshare Deal with EGYPTAIR

Reading Time: 2 minutes Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Egyptian national airline EGYPTAIR, have announced a significant expansion of their successful codeshare partnership, widening their horizons to cover more destinations in Africa, North Asia and Australia for the benefit and convenience of their customers.  The initial phase of the agreement was launched in March 2017 […]

EgyptAir Has Received Its Ninth Boeing 737-800NG

Reading Time: 1 minute EgyptAir has received its ninth and final Boeing 737-800NGs on a lease deal from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) and valued at $864 million. All nine were handed over during in the course of the past year. Capt Sherif Ezzat, chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Airlines said the new addition would seat up to 154 passengers […]

Rolls-Royce Welcomes EgyptAir as New Trent 1000 Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has welcomed EgyptAir as a new Trent 1000 engine operator, following its decision to lease six Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from AerCap. The aircraft will be powered by the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology). This engine incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB and Advance […]

EgyptAir Commits to 24 Bombardier CS300s

Reading Time: 1 minute EgyptAir has signed a letter of intent for up to 24 Bombardier CS300s at the Dubai Air Show. Twelve of the aircraft will be turned into a firm order and the remaining 12 are purchase rights. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft president Fred Cromer expects the order to be made firm by the end of this year. […]

EgyptAir Agrees to Buy Eight Boeing 737NGs

Reading Time: 1 minute Cairo-based EgyptAir has inked a deal to purchase eight new Boeing 737NGs, with first delivery expected in February 2017, according to an EgyptAir statement. The aircraft will be financed by Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. “This new agreement, which implies adding new eight Boeing Next-Generation 737s to our fleet, will commemorate the mutual effort gathering both Boeing […]

EgyptAir Crash Debris Contains TNT Traces

Reading Time: 1 minute French investigators have found traces of TNT explosive on the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804, according to a media report. Le Figaro said that French investigators were prevented from further examination of crash debris after detecting the traces. EgyptAir flight MS804, flying from Paris to Cairo, crashed into the Mediterranean on May 19, killing all […]

UPDATED: EgyptAir Crash: Crew Members Were Recorded Desperately Battling a Fire on Board

Reading Time: 2 minutes A search vessel has recovered all mapped human remains under water in the Mediterranean Sea at the crash site of EgyptAir Flight MS804, Egypt’s aircraft accident investigation committee said. UPDATED: According to mirror.co.uk,  the mystery of the missing EgyptAir flight may finally have been solved. The cockpit voice recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 indicate […]

Black Box From Crashed EgyptAir Plane Retrieved

Reading Time: 3 minutes Search teams retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 on Thursday in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the plane to plunge into the sea, killing all 66 people on board. The Airbus A320 crashed into the Mediterranean early on May 19 on its way from Paris to Cairo. Since […]

Detected Signals ‘Likely From Doomed EgyptAir Black Boxes’

Reading Time: 2 minutes A French naval ship has picked up signals believed to be from the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board. The vessel picked up the signals from the seabed of the wreckage search area that is “assumed to be from one of the […]

Airbus Says EgyptAir Strengthens Case For Ejectable ‘Black Boxes’

Reading Time: 2 minutes The crash of a missing EgyptAir jet has strengthened the case for “black boxes” that can pop out of an aircraft before an accident, removing the need for challenging searches on the seabed, Airbus’ most senior engineer said on Tuesday. Investigators are searching in some of the deepest waters of the Mediterranean for flight recorders […]