PARIS, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Egypt has placed a second order for six Airbus C295
"new generation" military transports, which makes the European plane the
market leader for such transport plane orders, Airbus said in a statement
Egypt has now 12 of the planes on order, in addition to signing a contract
for spare parts, support equipment, training and field support.
First deliveries of the military transports for Egypt are to begin later
Airbus said that the C295 is now the best-selling carrier in this category,
with a total of 121 sales to 17 different operators. Seven of these sales have
been repeat orders like that from Egypt.
About 90 C295 military aircraft are in service today in 15 countries. (end)
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