Published on March 17th, 2017 | by Alan Dwyer0
Ethiopian Airlines go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
Ethiopian Airlines have gone ‘Green’ to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Africa’s first Airbus A350, Ethiopian is joining a string of world landmarks in the campaign including New York’s World Trade Center, City Hall and Heron Tower in London, Plaça de Catalunya and the fountains on Gran Via in Barcelona, Pozzo di San Patrizio in Italy, Matsue Castle in Japan and the Diamond Bridge in South Korea. Ethiopian have now received the first three Airbus A350-900’s of their twelve ordered and Airbus have now delivered 70 to airlines around the world since 2015.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 90 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines currently serves Dublin from Addis Ababa four times a week with a service that continues on to Los Angeles operated by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Additional services operate via Dublin as fuel stops for transatlantic services to Washington and Toronto.