Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that its first
Dreamliner, "Africa First", continuing its flight
to rotating African destinations, has flown to Mombasa and
Kilimanjaro on August 19th ; to Harare and Lusaka on August
20th ; and to Nairobi and Entebbe on August 21st.
Ethiopian Airlines' decision to fly the Dreamliner
primarily to African destinations is a show of its
commitment to continue serving as the flagship carrier of
Africa. Ethiopian, the fastest growing airline in Africa,
is allowing passengers from African destinations to enjoy
first, ahead of other regions, the ultimate travel
experience on board the Dreamliner.
Ethiopian Dreamliner offers passengers unparalleled
on-board comfort with less noise, biggest windows in the
sky, higher humidity and unique lighting that is adaptable
to the environment.
Continuing its flight to rotating African destinations,
Ethiopian first Dreamliner will fly to Lagos, Johannesburg,
Abuja, Malabo, Douala, Lomé, Accra, Maputo, and Luanda in
the coming days.
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa,
made its maiden international flight to Cairo in 1946 and
now the Airline provides dependable services to 69
international destinations spanning four continents.
Ethiopian is proud to be a Star Alliance Member. The Star
Alliance network is the leading global airline network
offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a
smoother travel experience. The Star Alliance network
offers more than 21,555 daily flights to 1,356 airports in
Ethiopian is a multi-award winner for its commitment and
contributions towards the development and growth of the
African aviation industry and in recognition of its
distinguished long-haul operations enhanced by the
introduction of new routes and products. Recently,
Ethiopian won Gold in the African Airline of the Year
2011/2012 Awards organized by the African Aviation News
Portal. Ethiopian also received the 2011 AFRAA award for
being consistently profitable over the years and has won
the "AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR 2011 Award" for
its excellence in air cargo. Ethiopian also won the NEPAD
Transport Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2009 and
"the Airline of the Year 2009 Award" from the
African Airlines Association (AFRAA).
With its acquisition of and firm orders for several new
modern fleet, the airline is well positioned to pursue
aggressively the implementation of its 2025 strategic plan
to become the leading aviation group in Africa.
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