Dreams Become Destinations Rotating Routes for 1st Ethiopian Dreamliner
Ethiopian Airlines, which will be the first airline in the world outside Japan to operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, is pleased to announce rotating destinations, primarily in Africa, for its 1 st Dreamliner.
The 1st Ethiopian Dreamliner will touch down in Addis Ababa at Bole International Airport on 17 August 2012. The first flight of Ethiopian Dreamliner dubbed ?The Dream Tour,? will be on August 18, 2012, with a sightseeing flight to Mount Kilimanjaro for around 270 invited guests, consisting of Ministers, Ambassadors, other VIPs, Ethiopian ShebaMiles Gold Members and media.
Thereafter, starting from 19 August 2012, the 1 st Ethiopian Dreamliner will be operating on rotation basis to African destinations such as Kilimanjaro, Mombassa, Harare, Lusaka, Nairobi, Entebbe, Lagos, Johannesburg, Abuja, Malabo, Douala, Lom?, Accra, Maputo, Luanda as well as to Dubai, Mumbai, Rome, London and Frankfurt.
Passengers from and to the above destinations will enjoy the first and best possible on-board travel experience with Ethiopian Dreamliner. Our esteemed customers are encouraged to book with their local Ethiopian office or travel agency.
Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian, said, ?Ethiopian Airlines is a truly indigenous African airline, which has been pioneering the African aviation for the last 67 years and it is only natural for us to deploy our first B787 in Africa. In affirmation of its commitment as Africa?s flagship carrier, we are naming our 1 st B787 Dreamliner as “Africa First”.
Once the airline takes delivery of its 2 nd Dreamliner, the aircraft will operate on an assigned scheduled route, which will be announced in near future.