Ethiopian Airlines has penned a groundbreaking agreement with aerospace giant Boeing (NYSE: ), marking the largest aircraft purchase in Africa's history. The carrier, in a strategic expansion under its Vision 2035 strategy, signed a contract for up to 67 jets during the Dubai Airshow. Lema Yadecha, Chief Commercial Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, confirmed that this move aligns seamlessly with their ambitious Vision 2035 strategy. Beyond the new aircraft, Ethiopian Airlines will also embark on cabin modification services for its existing fleet of 787 Dreamliners. In addition to the Boeing agreement, Ethiopian Airlines has secured a deal with Airbus for another 11 aircraft, further diversifying its fleet and reinforcing its position as a leading carrier in Africa.
Source: Ethiopian News November 17, 2023 10:22 UTC