Air Cairo and ATR have announced the signature of a Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA).
Through this five-year pay-by-the-hour contract, Air Cairo will benefit from the repair, overhaul and pooling services of Line Replaceable Units for its fleet of six ATR 72-600s currently being delivered. This agreement also includes an on-site stock of spare parts, along with blades availability and maintenance services.
Air Cairo is a low-fare Egyptian national airline with a fleet of 26 aircraft (16 delivered, and 10 additional aircraft to be delivered by the end of 2022). Launched in October 2003, Air Cairo has transported more than 20 million passengers, with 200 weekly flights to 35 international and domestic destinations.
Air Cairo on April 29 started 6 flights a week between Hurghada, Sarajevo, Banja Luka and Skopje.
The civil aviation authorities of Egypt, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia have approved the operating schedule for two flights per week between Hurghada and Sarajevo on Friday and Tuesday, starting from April 29, 2022, and two more flights per week between Hurghada and Baniyaluka on Friday and Tuesday, starting from April 29, 2022, and two flights on Saturday and Wednesday between Hurghada and Skopje with the latest Airbus/320ne models. CEO, which seats 180 passengers in economy class.
In other news, the carrier has also launched a new route connecting Egyptian resort destination of Sharm El-Sheikh with Tel Aviv in Israel. The new route will operate three days a week.
Air Cairo will compete on the route with Sun D’Or, Arkia and Israir.
Top Copyright Photo: Air Cairo Airbus A320-251N WL SU-BUK (msn 10152) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 954956.