July 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dubai, UAE – 4 July 2021 – Air Cairo has taken delivery of the first of two A320-200neos from GECAS, with the second expected in early August. These aircraft will expand on the Egypt-based low-cost carrier’s current fleet of seven A320s.

“Adding these aircraft to our all-A320 fleet will provide Air Cairo with much-needed capacity to meet the needs of our passengers,” explains Mr. Hussein Sherif, Air Cairo Chairman and CEO. “We’re excited to induct two more fuel-efficient A320neos and are grateful to the GECAS team for their support of our growing operations.”

“We are so pleased to welcome Air Cairo to the family of GECAS customers and are thrilled they will now operate Airbus’ A320neo powered with CFM’s LEAP engines,” shared Mick O’Mahony, GECAS SVP & Regional Manager, Middle East, Africa and CIS. “I’m confident Air Cairo will be putting these aircraft to exceptionally good use in their expanding EMEA network.”