Beijing meets Beijing
Africa’s one of the leading airlines, Ethiopian Airlines announced that its second B787-9 aircraft Beijing has made its maiden flight to Beijing.
November 30, 2017: Africa’s one of the leading airlines, Ethiopian Airlines announced that its second B 787-9 aircraft named after the Chinese capital city Beijing has made its maiden commercial flight to Beijing.
On-board the new craft, passengers have enjoyed its unique features such biggest windows in the sky, high ceiling, less noise, distinctive lighting, and higher air humidity at 40,000 feet.
Ethiopian started serving the China from the early 1970’s, which has translated into a flourishing commercial and bilateral cooperation between the continent of Africa and China. Currently Ethiopian operates 30 weekly scheduled flights through its five gateways in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Chengdu.
Ethiopian is supporting China’s Belt and Road Initiative with its extensive and convenient network of passenger and cargo connectivity in Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe.
Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years.