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Entries from November 28th, 2007

Ethiopian Airlines

10,932 Comments · Flights to Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines is an airline based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is the national airline of Ethiopia, servicing scheduled international passenger and freight services to 50 destinations world-wide, and domestic services to 28 destinations and passenger and cargo charter flights.

Ethiopian Airlines was founded on December 30, 1945 by Emperor Haile Selassie. It began operations on April 8, 1946 with a weekly service between Addis Ababa and Cairo with 5 Douglas DC-3 propeller-driven aircraft.

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Ethiopian Airlines- Cargo

18,101 Comments · Flight in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo operates two Boeing 757-200PF freighter aircraft to points in:

• Africa
• Middle East
• India and Europe

During the first five months of 2007, the cargo division of Ethiopian Airlines has leased two DC-10-30F from World Airways to add capacity on its network.

In July 2007, Ethiopian Airlines publicized they would purchase an MD-11F to be delivered in January 2009, and also an intention to lease a second MD-11F later that same year.

In February 2005 Ethiopian Airlines signed a first round agreement to buy up to 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft(5 firm orders and 5 options).

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