Ethiopian will be the first airline from Africa, Europe, Americas and Middle East to take delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on August 14, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.
“The fact that we are the first airline outside Japan to receive this ultra-modern aircraft is an affirmation of our continuing pioneering role in African aviation. It is also a testimony of our commitment to give our passengers the best possible travel experience, with the best industry products and services.,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian.
Ethiopian Dreamliner will make its historic trip to Africa and will touchdown at Bole Addis Ababa International Airport on August 16, 2012. Ethiopian will hold celebrations in Addis Ababa for the arrival of the aircraft and will announce its first Dream destinations soon.