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EgyptAir's Dreamliners will inaugurate Washington service and be placed on the Cairo to New York route this summer. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

EgyptAir Takes Delivery of First 787 Dreamliner

EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner following a ceremony at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Wednesday. Egypt’s national carrier becomes the fourth operator of the ultra-modern aircraft in Africa and only the second North African carrier behind Royal Air Maroc. [caption id="attachment_32384" align="alignnone" width="1024"] EgyptAir's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner taxiing for departure to Cairo on delivery day. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)[/caption] Wednesday's delivery marks the first of six for EgyptAir, scheduled to be delivered…