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Ethiopian Airlines to expand its Bombardier Q400 fleet

Ethiopian Airlines Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) ET-ARM (msn 4472) FAB (Antony J. Best). Image: 924001.

Ethiopian Airlines (Addis Ababa) and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today (December 29) that they have signed a firm purchase agreement for two additional Q400 turboprop airliners that will bring Ethiopian Airlines’ Q400 aircraft fleet to a total of 19 aircraft, the largest total fleet in Africa.

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Ethiopian Airlines adds two domestic destinations

Ethiopian Airlines (Addis Ababa) has announced it started new services to Bale Robe on September 1, located in the South-Central part of Ethiopia and Kombolcha in North-Central Ethiopia on September 10.

The new flights will be on a daily bases to Kombolcha, and four times a week to Bale Robe on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using the Bombardier Q400 aircraft. The addition of these new services will bring the number of Ethiopian domestic destinations to 20.

Bale Robe is famous for the Omar Cave, which is the longest cave in Ethiopia at 15.1 kilometers and the longest system of caves in Africa.

Kombolcha is an industrial hub housing steel product and textile factories.

Copyright Photo: Antony J. Best/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 ET-ARM (msn 4472) lands at Farnborough (FAB).

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