Ethiopian Airlines in it for the long-haul: commits to a further 11 A-350/900 planes
The signing of the MoU took place at "Dubai Airshow"
Ethiopian’s flagship carrier, Ethiopian Airlines Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 11 additional A-350/900 airplanes to be added to its existing fleet. The latest agreement takes airline’s total order book and commitment for the A-350 to 33 units, including four A-350/1000s.
The carrier currently operates a fleet of 20 A-350/900s and with this commitment, it will confirm its position as Africa's biggest A-350 customer.
The signing of the MoU took place at "Dubai Airshow" in the presence of Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International, Christian Scherer.
The A-350 is the widebody aircraft and the long range reference in the 300-410 seater category, flying efficiently on any sector from short-haul to ultra-long-haul routes up to 9,700nm. The model has won over 1,000 orders from leading carriers from around the globe.
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