Boeing Delivers EgyptAir 737-800 in Star Alliance Livery
SEATTLE, Aug. 20, 2008 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] on Monday delivered EgyptAir's third Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane, shown here during flight tests at Boeing Field, is the airline's first 737 to be painted in Star Alliance livery.
On July 11, EgyptAir celebrated its induction as the 21st member of Star Alliance, officially expanding its network to 1,624 weekly flights to 69 destinations around the world. The Cairo Airport Authority is scheduled to open a dedicated Star Alliance terminal later this year, capable of serving 11 million passengers annually.