Saturday, 26 January 2019

Fifth Boeing 737 MAX 8 for Ethiopian Airlines Delivered over Dublin Airport

                                                 
Image courtesy of Sean Flynn 
ET-AVK Boeing 737 MAX 8 MSN 62449 'Ethiopian 9201' was delivered Boeing Field to Dublin on 31 December arriving at 0631 local. The aircraft departed Dublin on New Year's Day at 1115 to Addis Ababa.

The first aircraft ET-AVM was delivered through Dublin on 1st July , the second aircraft  ET-AVL MSN 62447 was delivered on 30th August, the third ET-AVI Boeing 737-8 MAX MSN 62448 on 24th September. The fourth aircraft Boeing 737 MAX 8 ET-AVJ MSN 62450 was delivered on 15 November. 

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 Vision 2025, we will keep on investing in further expansion of our fleet in acquiring the latest aircraft the industry has to offer."

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