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Ethiopian Airlines Debuts First 787 Dreamliner at Washington Dulles

Airlines & Airports | David Cogswell | August 19, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines Debuts First 787 Dreamliner at Washington Dulles

Ethiopian Airlines recently unveiled its first-ever Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane, the first in Africa, at Washington Dulles airport. Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam named the new aircraft “Africa First.” The new 787 represents an important technological milestone for all African airlines, Gebremariam said, and also serves to remind the world about Ethiopian Airlines’ expansion of tis route structure throughout the globe. Ethiopian has placed an order for 10 Dreamliners and will be receiving five of them before December 2012.

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