SEATTLE — In an Everett warehouse, 20,000 pounds of medical equipment is ready to be shipped to Africa aboard the first 787 Dreamliner being delivered to Ethiopian Airlines. The materials are flying free under a program established by Boeing back in 1992 to help get humanitarian aid where its needed using the empty space aboard new aircraft being delivered to customers.
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Official Press release on: http://www.ethiopianairlines.com/en/news/prarchive.aspx?id=375
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