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Ethiopian receives 1st Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Ethiopian Airlines received the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft here Friday.

In a press conference he gave here on Thursday, Ethiopian Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tewolde Gebremariam said Boeing 787 Dreamliner , which is the first in Africa, is fuel efficient, light, quick and well equipped with modern accessories including heat and light adjustment.

Ethiopian owned Dreamliners next to Nippon Airways of Japan, the CEO said, adding, this will make Ethiopian the pride of Africa.

According to Tewolde, Ethiopian will receive four Dreamliners before the end of 2012. It will fully receive the remaining five aircrafts until 2014.