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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Ethiopian Airlines Expands Fleet with 19 Q400s

Juliet Van Wagenen

Ethiopian Airlines Q400 aircraft
Ethiopian Airlines Q400 aircraft. Photo: Bombardier

[Avionics Today 12-29-2015] Ethiopian Airlines has signed a firm purchase agreement for two additional Bombardier Q400 turboprop airliners that will bring Ethiopian Airlines’ Q400 fleet to a total of 19 aircraft, the largest total fleet in Africa. The order is valued at approximately $63 million.

In 2013, Ethiopian Airlines also joined Bombardier’s global network of Authorized Service Facilities (ASFs) for commercial aircraft and performs line and heavy maintenance on Q400 aircraft at its facilities at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.

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