EgyptAir takes delivery of 1st A320neo

EgyptAir has announced it has received its first of 15 Airbus A320neos, the company said.

Airbus has confirmed the handover of the twinjet, powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines.

It is configured with 142 seats in two classes including 16 seats in the business-class cabin. The aircraft is being leased through AerCap.

EgyptAir´s agreement includes eight A320neos and seven of the larger A321neo.

The carrier is already an operator of the Airbus A220, with eight of the type in service with its EgyptAir Express division.