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Ethiopian Airlines delivers third Boeing 737 Max 8 through Dublin Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft on order.

ET-AVI Boeing 737-8 MAX MSN 62448 Ethiopian departed Seattle 23 September arriving into Dublin 24 September before continuing onto Ethiopian’s home base in Addis Ababa arriving 25 August.

The first aircraft ET-AVM was delivered through Dublin on 1st July and second aircraft  ET-AVL MSN 62447 was delivered on 30th August.

Ethiopian said the new variant consumes 15% less fuel compared to its current 737-700/800 fleet.

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said "We are glad to include the Boeing 737 MAX 8, the latest in Boeing's single-aisle series, in our young and modern fleet of over 100 aircraft with an average age of less than five years. As a customer-centric airline with a high adaptability to emerging technologies, Ethiopian has been pioneering latest-technology aircraft into Africa throughout its 72-year history. In line with the airline's growth targets under …