EgyptAir (MS, Cairo Int'l) will launch scheduled A220-300 operations on September 6, 2019, initially using the type on domestic Egyptian routes, ch-aviation research has revealed.

The Egyptian flag carrier will initially use the new Airbus Canada jet on routes from Cairo Int'l to Aswan (weekly from September 6), Luxor (9x weekly from September 6), and Sharm el Sheikh (weekly starting from September 8).

EgyptAir's A220-300s will be equipped with 140 seats in a single-class layout and will be operated by its EgyptAir Express (MSE, Cairo Int'l) division. The airline has twelve such aircraft on order from the manufacturer.

According to the ch-aviation fleets advanced module, EgyptAir Express currently operates ten E170LRs on behalf of its parent. EgyptAir itself also operates four A320-200s, twenty-nine B737-800s, four A330-200s, four A330-300s, four B787-9s, and six B777-300(ER)s.