Ethiopian to launch Africa’s first 787-9 operation to Mumbai

Published on : Thursday, November 2, 2017

704-x-151pxl-email-signature---New-Air-craft-B787-9---0917.jpg_6eb69128-e7f3-4194-b6f6-390630fcb795Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African airline group proudly announces that all is set to launch Africa’s first and the airline’s youngest and modern operating fleet B787-9 Dreamliner operation in to Mumbai. The aircraft made its debut flight to India’s capital and metropolitan city of Delhi on 28th October 2017.

The Dreamliner fleet which is an integration of design and technology with unique features of biggest windows in the sky, high ceiling, less noise, distinctive lighting, and higher air humidity, has further redefined passengers’ travel experience on board Ethiopian.

Mr. Tadesse Tilahun, Regional Director, Indian Sub-continent, remarked: “Ethiopian was the first airline to introduce Dreamliner 787-8 to India Market in 2012 and Airbus A350 -900 XWB in the month of April 2017. Once again, we are proud to celebrate yet another first with the introduction of the cutting-edge Africa’s first 787-9 into Indian Market.”

He added, “India is a very strategic market for Ethiopian that has been served for more than 46 years and in line with our expansion strategy in Indian Market, we are pleased to deploy our latest fleet and adding capacity on the existing route to better serve our esteemed customers and to further strengthen the growing trade and commercial ties between the booming economies of India and Africa”

The 787 Dreamliner is the most innovative and efficient airplane family flying today. Since 2011, more than 600 Dreamliners have entered commercial services, flying almost 200 million people on more than 560 unique routes around the world, saving an estimated 19 billion pounds of fuel.

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