Cairo on January 1, 2020
Within the framework of the Ministry of Civil Aviation’s strategy for sustainable development and environmental preservation, the first experimental flight in the African continent launched this morning from Cairo International Airport, carried out by the National Aviation Company Egypt with services and products “eco-friendly” on board the plane R. Mohamed Manar, Minister of Civil Aviation, heading to Paris and on board 219 riders .. The Boeing787-9 Dreamliner known as the dream aircraft in a flight of its “799 MS” has taken off in a flight that will be recorded in the history of Egypt aviation as the first flight of the national company with eco-friendly services and the first among African airlines.. This trip comes in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation celebration of the second and ninety-nine national Eid of Egyptian civil aviation which is approved by 1 January of every year.
Pilot Mohamed Manar, Minister of Civil Aviation, said that the strategy of the Ministry of Civil Aviation in the field of the environment comes from the directions of the political leadership that paid great attention to the Egyptian State’s efforts in all international busses to face the phenomenon of climate change and a rivalry The vision of Egypt 2030
Pilot Mohamed Manar added that the success of this trip with eco-friendly services and products will be a beginning for a future generalization in accordance with the Ministry of Aviation plan to counter the effects on climate change by having an integrated and sustainable environmental system that applies all the recommendations and local legislation International aviation industry related to environmental protection and pollution reduction .
From his side, the pilot Amr Abu Al-Aininin, the head of the Egyptian Aviation Company, who will be driving the plane on a return flight from Paris, about his happiness to operate the first flight with eco-friendly services and products to be Egypt, the first airline in Africa, this trip is going on pointing to be painful Future plans to be all trips The company is eco-friendly, which confirms Egypt’s flight flight in the air transport industry, being the first airline established in Africa, the Middle East and the seventh company on the global level, where the company is celebrating its 25 years of its establishment this year.
The national company aims to be the beginning of many “sustainable development initiatives” as a schedule for all flights to Europe with eco-friendly products and services by 2025 to be circulated to all flights to Europe Airline flights are sold out.
Egypt’s flight plan aims to reduce the use of “unisex” plastic materials on its flights by 90% and the company identified 27 plastic products (unisex) that were used on board its aircraft and replaced them with eco-friendly products