Ethiopian Airlines has disclosed the arrival of Airbus A350 for the first time in Nigeria, the newest aircraft in the world. Lagos and Dubai are the first stations to receive the Ethiopian Airlines’ brand new aircraft, the airline stated.
It would be recalled that the airline was the first to bring Boeing B787 Dreamliner to Africa and to Lagos, and also the first airline in Africa to take delivery of Airbus A350XWB on June 28, 2016 in Toulouse, France.
The airline, in a statement, said: “Ethiopian is pleased to make all Africans proud by being the first airline in the world to fly the ultra-modern airplane in African skies. Ethiopian A350 XWB was built for passengers comfort and well-being. Wider seats in both Business and Economy classes, the lowest twin engine noise level, advanced air conditioning technology and full LED mood lighting enhance passenger comfort while reducing fatigue after a long flight.”
The Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Ato Tewolde Gebremariam said: “The fact that we are ushering in another first to Africa in a span of four years is an affirmation of our continuing pioneering role in African aviation.