EgyptAir has denied reports it has asked Boeing to defer delivery of a batch of 737-800s. The Egyptian flag carrier said Nov. 21 that reports in several international media outlets last week, quoting the country’s civil aviation minister Sharif Fathi as saying the carrier had asked for the deferral, were incorrect. Fathi was cited as saying the reason for the deferral was the Egyptian government’s recent decision to float the country’s currency as part of the conditions ...

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