Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 Begins Operation Into Accra
Africa’s leading Airline, Ethiopian Airlines yesterday landed its Airbus A350 at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra as part of Airline’s efforts to improve on its services to Ghana.
The Aircraft dubbed: ‘Bale Mountain’ landed in Accra at around 110am with 299 passengers with Captain Yirgalem Yilma Bereda in Command.
The new Aircraft was welcomed by management of Ehtiopian Airlines, Ghana, Archbishop Duncan Williams and the Deputy Minister of Aviation, Kwabena Okyere Darko.
The Archbishop asked for Blessings for Ghana, Africa and Ethiopian Airlines.
The deputy Minister for Aviation who represented the Minister congratulated Ethiopian Airlines for such a feat adding that the airline has been giving Ghana great service and hopefully it would support Ghana as it plans to set up a home-based Carrier.
Mrs. Genet Michael thanked the citizens of Ghana for the support the Airline has received so far transiting from B737 800 to B787 to B777 and now A350 in the past 2 years.
“Ethiopian Airlines, as part of its support for the people of Ghana is introducing the most modern and sophisticated aircraft in the world to come.
“Passengers, have enjoyed the unique onboard features of this latest technology aircraft such as onboard features such as the biggest windows in the sky, high ceiling, less noise, distinctive lighting” she said.
She said Ethiopian Airlines remain determined in going the extra mile to provide a new dimension in air travel in Africa and beyond.
The Airbus A350 was introduced last year and Ethiopian Airlines in its tradition of being the first Africa picked up some of the planes.
The Airbus A350 is one of the world newest and most modern aircraft.