Saturday, 1 August 2015

More tributaries for Nile Air

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Egypt’s Nile Air will add Iraq and Sudan to its growing network this summer as it makes good on a pledge to double its fleet size to four Airbus A320s.

The Al Tayyar Travel Group affiliate took delivery of a leased A320 from Aviation Capital Group in April, and at the time of writing was poised to receive a fourth unit from AerCap.

It has also resolved an outstanding purchase agreement with Airbus, opting to replace a stalled order for nine A321s with two A320s. That owned pair will be delivered in the first half of 2018...