EgyptAir is evaluating a follow-up order for several A320 family aircraft after the last of its 12 737-800NGs are delivered in 2009. The carrier also plans to phase out its three A340-200s when six ordered 777-300ERs arrive starting in February 2010. "Our oldest A320s should also leave the fleet. But we are in talks with Airbus to renovate seven younger A320s with new cabin interiors," Chairman and CEO Sherif Saad Eldin Galal told ATWOnline in Cairo.

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