Ethiopian B787- 9 Receives a Rapturous welcome in Madagascar Addis Ababa, November 10, 2017

Ushering yet another travel experience, Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group and Skytrax certified Four Star Airline in Africa, has continued its technology leadership; owning and operating the one and only Africa’s B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to different African cities.

Ethiopian’s new revolutionary flying machine has touched down in Madagascar to a warm welcome ceremony graced by the presence of Ministers, Ambassadors, government authorities and travel partners.

His Excellency Mr. Ralava Beboarimisa, Transport Minister of Madagascar along with the Ethiopian Crew while Visiting the B-787-9 Cabin

Ethiopian’s newly acquired 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft boasts outstanding values to customers, featuring extra comfort with the biggest window in the sky, more leg room, recued noise, mood lighting and higher air humidity at 40, 000 feet.

With its superior customer services on the ground and in the air, Skytrax certified Four Star Airline, Ethiopian, has been playing a critical role in bringing Africa together and connecting it to the world through facilitating commerce, tourism and people to people ties.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years 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 more than 100 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, 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 centers: Ethiopian Express & Ancillary Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; ET In-flight Catering; and Ethiopian Ground Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Mrs. Hanna Atnafu

Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines

Tel :( 251-1)517-89-07/656/165/913/529