Ethiopian Welcomes 10th Airbus

Dec 19 , 2018


Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its 10th Airbus A350, a wide-body jetliner, at a ceremony held at the Ethiopian Group headquarters. The ceremony was attended by CEO of Ethiopian Group, Tewolde Gebremariam and diplomats. Ethiopian received its first Airbus A350 aircraft in 2016. The aircraft has a total of 343 seats comprising 30 business and 313 economy class. The seventy-plus-year-old airlines flies to more than 117 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. It currently operates with a total of 108 aircraft and 65 fleets.


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