Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of a new Airbus A350.

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Did you know that Ethiopian Airlines is taking delivery of the first Airbus A350 today in Toulouse and flying it back to Addis Ababa?

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and largest African airline is also the first African airline to take delivery of the A350XWB, named the Simien Mountains. Passengers can now enjoy the ultimate travel experience on board Ethiopian Airlines first A350XWB flying primarily the Lagos and Dubai routes.

Follow Ethiopian Airlines on theirs website www.ethiopianairlines.com | Facebook and Twitter. For media related enquiries, contact Lesley Simpson Communications on Tel: +27 11 463 8195 or Email: info@lscpr.co.za.

I hope to work with them on a campaign later this year, one that will take me to this unique African country that has long been calling my name … Details to follow.

Some proudly African facts about Ethiopian:

  • Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seven decades of operations, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
  • Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to 92 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.
  • Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centres: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

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