When Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its 100th aircraft—a Boeing 787-9—on June 5, the Star Alliance member will become the first African airline to operate a 100-aircraft fleet in the history of the continent. Ethiopian Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said the “100-fleet milestone, which we have achieved ahead of our Vision 2025 targets, compels us to revise our plans with a view to phase in more aircraft and further expand our network.” Ethiopian, which was the ...

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