EgyptAir has taken delivery of the first of nine Boeing 737-800 NGs. The delivery is part of a major fleet modernization plan for the Egyptian national carrier, which is aiming to have 105 aircraft on strength by 2020, and 150 by 2025. “The strategy is based on improving and modernizing the fleet by adding state-of–the-art airplanes that suit the long- and medium-haul operation to several destinations within EgyptAir’s network,” Egyptian aviation minister Sherif ...

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