The first Airbus A220-300 regional jet for EgyptAir has completed its initial test flight from the Mirabel assembly line and is scheduled to be delivered to Cairo in the next few weeks, the manufacturer said Aug. 23. The aircraft is the first of 12 that the Egyptian national carrier has on order. They are destined to replace Embraer E170s with EgyptAir Express, the airline’s regional subsidiary. The A220-300s are expected initially to be used on domestic Egyptian services but will ...

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