Addis Ababa, February 1, 2017 (FBC) - Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) took delivery of its 3rd Airbus A350 today.
Ethiopia's flag carrier received the aircraft dubbed ErtAle after the volcano in the Danakil depression in Afar regional state, at a ceremony held in the southern France city of Toulouse, where it was assembled and tested.
The airlines received two similar Airbuses in June and August 2016.
It has 11 remaining orders of the A350.
Ethiopian is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seven decades of operation, 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 95 international destinations across five continents.
Translated and posted by Amare Asrat