Saturday, November 3, 2012

Three more 787-8's for Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has agreed to lease three Boeing 787-8 aircraft from the International Lease Finance Corp (ILFC). Delivery is scheduled for the first half of 2015.The aircraft will be powered by GEnx-1B70/75 engines.

ET CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said the agreement was in line with the carrier’s vision 2025 strategic road maps. “Ethiopian is scaling up its fast, profitable and sustainable growth” as it brings its 787 fleet to 13 by 2015, he said.

(Linda Blachly - ATWOnline News)

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