Ethiopian Airlines 777F. Courtesy, Boeing Ethiopian Airlines (ET) will take delivery of its first Boeing 777 freighter Sept. 19, becoming the first African carrier to operate the type. The Star Alliance carrier has six 777Fs on firm order, which it placed in October 2011 (ATW Daily News, Oct. 6, 2011). The second aircraft will arrive in October; the remainder will follow in 2014. “We will deploy this aircraft on longer routes for carriage of flowers, fruits, and vegetables ...

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