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Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB
29 June 2016 Commercial Aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

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A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first flight 1 Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - MasterFilm
10 June 2016

A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first flight 1

Ethiopian Airlines will deploy its A350 XWB aircraft on this operator’s expanding route network linking the East African nation with Asia and America

Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - MasterFilm
A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first delivery 1 MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
29 June 2016

A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first delivery 1

The milestone handover of Ethiopian Airlines’ initial A350-900 jetliner – which is on lease from AerCap – makes it the first African A350 XWB operator

MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first delivery 2 MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
29 June 2016

A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first delivery 2

Delivery of the no. 1 Ethiopian Airlines A350 XWB – an A350-900 version on lease from AerCap – opens a new chapter for the East African carrier, which also becomes the first African A350 XWB operator

MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first flight 3 Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - MasterFilm
10 June 2016

A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first flight 3

Ethiopian Airlines has ordered 14 Airbus A350 XWBs, with twelve of these directly ordered from Airbus and the other two aircraft on lease from AerCap

Airbus, DOUMENJOU Alexandre - MasterFilm
A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines paint hall rollout 2 (c) TCHAIKOVSKI Artem - www.tchaikovskiART.com, TCHAIKOVSKI Artem - MasterFilms
07 June 2016

A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines paint hall rollout 2

Ethiopian Airlines’ first A350 XWB – delivered in June 2016 – has a two-class layout with a total of 343 seats, comprising 30 in Business Class and 313 in Economy Class

(c) TCHAIKOVSKI Artem - www.tchaikovskiART.com, TCHAIKOVSKI Artem - MasterFilms
A350 900 Ethiopian Airlines Front View Airbus
18 January 2017

A350 900 Ethiopian Airlines Front View

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has placed an order for 10 additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft, enabling further development of its fast expanding long-haul route network.

Airbus
FIRST A350 XWB DELIVERY TO ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES CEREMONY 3 MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
29 June 2016

FIRST A350 XWB DELIVERY TO ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES CEREMONY 3

Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft, opening a new chapter for the East African carrier, which also becomes the first African A350 XWB operator. The airline’s first aircraft, on lease from AerCap, arrived in Addis Ababa on June 29th, 2016.

MASTERFILMS, GOUSSE Herve - MasterFilms
A350 900 Ethiopian Airlines Wing Close Up Airbus
18 January 2017

A350 900 Ethiopian Airlines Wing Close Up

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has placed an order for 10 additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft, enabling further development of its fast expanding long-haul route network.

Airbus
 
21 October 2016

In the making: the first Ethiopian Airlines A350 XWB

Follow the initial Ethiopian Airlines A350 XWB as it advances through the manufacturing process – from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France, and concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight.

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First African operator

Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft, opening a new chapter for the East African carrier, which also becomes the first African A350 XWB operator.  The airline’s first aircraft, on lease from AerCap, arrived in Addis Ababa on June 29th, 2016.

A350-900s with a two class layout with a total of 343 seats comprising 30 in Business Class and 313 in Economy Class. The spaciousness, quietness, beautiful interior and mood lighting in the cabin contribute to superior levels of comfort and well-being, setting new standards in terms of flight experience for all passengers.

Altogether Ethiopian Airlines has ordered 14 Airbus A350 XWBs – the world’s most modern long-haul, wide body jetliners.  Twelve of these are being directly ordered from Airbus, with the other two aircraft on lease from AerCap. 

The carrier will deploy the aircraft on its expanding route network connecting Addis Ababa with destinations in Asia and America.The A350 XWB features the latest aerodynamic design, carbon-fibre fuselage and wings, plus new fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines.  Together, these latest technologies translate into unrivalled levels of operational efficiency, with a 25 per cent reduction in fuel burn and emissions in addition to significantly lower maintenance costs.

 To date, Airbus has recorded a total of 802 firm orders for the A350 XWB from 42 customers worldwide, already making it one of the most successful widebody aircraft ever.

A350-900_Ethiopian Airlines first flight 1  
10 June 2016 A350-900

Ethiopian Airlines will deploy its A350 XWB aircraft on this operator’s expanding route network linking the East African nation with Asia and America

A350 900 Ethiopian Airlines Wing Close Up  
18 January 2017 A350-900

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has placed an order for 10 additional Airbus A350-900 aircraft, enabling further development of its fast expanding long-haul route network.

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