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Ethiopian increases its Q400 fleet with extra 10

Posted 27 April 2018 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Airlines is to add ten more Bombardier Q400 turboprops to its fleet.


The airline will begin receiving the new aircraft midway next year. It has also taken options on a further five. The deal is valued by Bombardier at $332 million.
The Addis airline is the largest operator of the Q400 in Africa with 17 aircraft in operation and before today’s announcement had two further aircraft on order.
 

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