ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the delivery of its seventh Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on May 20, 2014.
Ethiopian was the first in the world outside of Japan and the first in Africa to receive the super efficient 787 Dreamliner back in August 2012. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft in the world, providing passengers the best possible on-board comfort with greatly reduced noise, higher ceiling, the biggest windows in the sky, better humidity and air quality, unique lighting and an overall enhanced travel experience. Continue reading
(Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines is in preliminary talks with Boeing (BA.N) that could lead to an order for 10 of the U.S. planemaker’s latest model, the 777X, the airline’s chief executive said.
“When the 777X comes, as soon as we can get the (production) slots we will be there,” Tewolde Gebremariam told Reuters in a telephone interview.
“We are discussing with Boeing for about 10 777X,” he added – a deal potentially worth $3.8 billion at list prices. Continue reading
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a new leased Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines.
While touring the Ethiopian Airlines facility in Addis Ababa today, GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey R. Immelt said, [“Helping customers like Ethiopian build its business and expand the vital infrastructure of air travel in Africa Continue reading
Boeing customer Ethiopian Airlines took a brand-new 737-300ER home with something extra Friday: 7,300 pounds of humanitarian supplies for an Ethiopian hospital and school.
The Jan. 24 flight from Everett is one of 19 such humanitarian deliveries to Ethiopia. The carrier has transported about 150,000 pounds of supplies. Continue reading
A Toronto based Media group, Planet Africa Television awarded the CEO of the Ethiopian Airlines (EAL) with a professional excellence award. At a lavish ceremony held on November 2 at the International Center in Toronto, Planet Africa TV gave the award for Tewolde Gebremariam for his tremendous efforts to expand the Airlines.
Planet Africa TV said under Tewolde’s leadership the Airlines witnessed an exponential growth including expanding to Canada. In his passionate speech after receiving the award, Tewolde thanked his eight thousand staff at the Airlines and his team in Toronto for their tremendous hard work. He told the audience that “Ethiopian Airlines is the largest indigenous African Airlines managed, operated and owned by Africans”