Ethiopian Airlines to begin 787 Dreamliner service from Washington in October

Ethiopian Airlines to begin 787 Dreamliner service from Washington, D.C. in October

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ethiopian Airlines recently received its first 787 Dreamliner airplane, the first in the world after Japan and the first in Africa, and next week travelers can be among the first in the world to travel on the new aircraft.
Beginning in October, Ethiopian Airlines new Boeing 787 Dreamliner will go into service on non-stop flights from Washington Dulles International Airport  to Addis Ababa , with connecting service to more than 40 destinations in Africa. Travelers on the new aircraft will experience state-of-the-art comfort and convenience of flying the world’s most advanced commercial aircraft. Better yet, Ethiopian Airlines is offering a special promotional fare on flights through November 30, 2012.
Members of the Ethiopian Airlines’ ShebaMiles program, are eligible to receive Bonus Miles for travel through November 7, 2012.
We are thrilled to welcome travelers en route from North America to Africa and beyond onto our new 787, and proud to be the first airline in Africa to fly this advanced aircraft,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines. The 787 Dreamliner brings a new level of aircraft advances to the traveling public. Its composite material structure is lighter and consumes less fuel than a similar sized aircraft constructed from other materials. Passengers will appreciate the more comfortable humidity, cabin pressure and air filtration technologies, which provide a more comfortable cabin experience. The 787 Dreamliner has the largest windows in the sky and high-tech digital controls, which allow passengers to control the amount of light they prefer. These many upgraded amenities, along with Ethiopian Airlines’ top-notch service, help passengers arrive to their destinations comfortably and less fatigued.


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