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EgyptAir's fifth Dreamliner bears a "Clean to Fly" logo next to the boarding door to promote the use of sustainable aviation fuel. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

EgyptAir Flies Newest Dreamliner Home Using Biofuel, Sets Distance Record

EgyptAir took delivery of its latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner earlier this week, the fifth of six next-generation Boeing aircraft destined for its fleet. While EgyptAir has been taking deliveries since the beginning of 2019, this delivery flight had a twist in that it was fueled with sustainable aviation flew, making it the longest flight flown with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as it flew from Everett, Wash. to Cairo. [caption id="attachment_35562" align="alignnone" width="1024"] EgyptAir took delivery of its fifth Dreamliner in…

A First Look at EgyptAir Express’ A220

The first of 12 Airbus A220-300s that EgyptAir's subsidiary EgyptAir Express will receive has rolled out of Airbus' paint shop in Mirabel, Canada, as part of a fleet overhaul. The order was made back in 2017 when the airline signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Bombardier Aerospace for 12…

Logo Lineage Part 6: North African Flare

For businesses across the world, branding plays a crucial role in public perception and airlines are no different. One of the most prominent pieces of an airline’s brand is its logo, as it often appears on a wide range of items including aircraft, seats, food, advertisements and more. In this…

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…