EgyptAir (MS, Cairo International) signed a set of lease agreements with AerCap covering its A320neo and B787 lease portfolios during the ongoing 2019 Dubai Airshow.

In a statement, the lessor said EgyptAir had converted leases for seven A320neo into A321-200neo. The Egyptian national carrier had originally committed to lease fifteen A320-200neo from AerCap, deliveries of which were to have begun in early 2020. No timeframe for the delivery of the A321neo was disclosed.

At the same time, EgyptAir committed to leasing a further two B787-9s from AerCap. The first unit is scheduled to deliver in 2021 with the second due in 2022. The carrier already leases six B787-9s from AerCap from an earlier 2017 contract.

According to the ch-aviation fleets module, EgyptAir's mainline passenger fleet currently includes four A220-300s and seven E170s, four A320-200s, four A330-200s, four A330-300s, twenty-nine B737-800s, and six B777-300(ER)s.