Ethiopian Airline, on Wednesday, August 3, launched its new aircraft, Airbus A350-900 series, at theMalam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, Kano.
The general manager of the airline operator in Nigeria, Mr Solomon Begashaw, said that the airline ordered for 14 number A350-900 aircraft with a view to providing comfort to its customers.
He said: “This is the first African airbus arriving to Kano. This is another honor and milestone for Ethiopian Airline and Nigerians. The Ethiopian Airline was the first airline to bring the B787 Dreamliner to Kano.
“The fact that we are ushering in another first to Africa in a span of four years is an affirmation of our continuing pioneering role in African aviation. It is also a testimony of our commitment to give our passengers the very best travel experience, with the latest industry products and services.”
Ethiopian Airline,which is one of the pan-African carriers operating in Nigeria, also disclosed that it will receive 13 more of such aircraft soon.