Ethiopian Receives 100th Boeing Aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines has received its 100th Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft today, according to a press release sent to ENA,

The aircraft helps Ethiopian to maintain its leading position in the continent in terms of number and quality of fleet.

Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam said the 100 fleet milestone was achieved ahead of the targeted time.

The CEO said this compels us to revise our plans with a view to phase in more aircraft and further expand our network so as to meet the growing travel needs of our continent and support its economic development and integration by facilitating the flow of investment, trade and tourism.

This milestone is a continuation of our historical aviation leadership role in Africa and a testimony of the successful implementation of our fast, profitable and sustainable growth plan, Vision 2025 he added.

Fleet modernization and expansion is one of the four critical pillars of Ethiopian Vision 2025 strategic roadmap, Tewolde noted with support of our fast expanding network, it has now reached over 110 international destinations covering 5 continents.

Ethiopian, which has been investing heavily in fleet modernization and expansion, was the first African Airline and second only to Japan to operate the B787 Dreamliner in 2012 and the first carrier in Africa to usher with the Airbus A350 XWB in 2016.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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Ethiopian Receives 100th Boeing Aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines has received its 100th Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft today, according to a press release sent to ENA,

The aircraft helps Ethiopian to maintain its leading position in the continent in terms of number and quality of fleet.

Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam said the 100 fleet milestone was achieved ahead of the targeted time.

The CEO said this compels us to revise our plans with a view to phase in more aircraft and further expand our network so as to meet the growing travel needs of our continent and support its economic development and integration by facilitating the flow of investment, trade and tourism.

This milestone is a continuation of our historical aviation leadership role in Africa and a testimony of the successful implementation of our fast, profitable and sustainable growth plan, Vision 2025 he added.

Fleet modernization and expansion is one of the four critical pillars of Ethiopian Vision 2025 strategic roadmap, Tewolde noted with support of our fast expanding network, it has now reached over 110 international destinations covering 5 continents.

Ethiopian, which has been investing heavily in fleet modernization and expansion, was the first African Airline and second only to Japan to operate the B787 Dreamliner in 2012 and the first carrier in Africa to usher with the Airbus A350 XWB in 2016.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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