Ethiopian Airlines will deploy the Airbus A350-900 on its daily service between Addis Ababa and Shanghai Pu Dong, China with effect from 29 October, 2017, as per routesonline.com.
The Airbus A350 will operate this route daily, replacing the mix of Boeing 777-200LR/Boeing 777-300ER currently on the service.
With this development, Shanghai Pu Dong will become Ethiopian Airline’s second destination in China served by the Airbus A350.
On 9 May, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines began deploying the Airbus A350-900 on its service between Addis Ababa and Beijing Capital International Airport, China.
Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900 is configured with 343 seats including 30 business class seats and 313 economy class seats.
Ethiopian Airlines is the first airline in Africa to operate the Airbus A350 aircraft. On 3 May, 2017, it took delivery of its fourth Airbus A350-900. In February, 2017, it took delivery of its third A350-900 having received the first two in 2016.
The Airbus A350 is one of the world's most technologically advanced commercial aircraft. It features the latest HD touchscreen personal monitors with more movies, television series and audio channels, lowest twin engine noise level, advanced air conditioning technology and full LED mood lighting.
Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. It operates Africa's youngest and most modern fleet including Airbus A350, Boeing 787, to over 100 destinations across five continents.