Boeing confirmed Wednesday that Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is the customer for four previously unidentified 777 freighters. The order, valued at approximately $1.1 billion at list prices, makes ET the first African carrier to order the twin-engine freighter, Boeing stated. ET CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said, "As the largest African cargo carrier operating in some of the fastest growing trade lanes of the world—between Africa and Europe, Middle East and Asia—the new 777 ...

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