Ethiopian Airlines' recently delivered second Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, named after the Chinese capital city Beijing, has made its maiden commercial flight to Beijing.
On-board the new Ethiopian game changing fleet, passengers have enjoyed its unique features such as biggest windows in the sky, high ceiling, less noise, distinctive lighting, and higher air humidity.
Ethiopian is among the veteran carriers that started serving China back in the early 1970’s, which has translated into a flourishing commercial and bilateral cooperation between Africa and China.
Currently Ethiopian operates 30 weekly scheduled flights through its five gateways in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Chengdu.
Ethiopian is supporting China’s Belt and Road Initiative with its extensive and convenient network of passenger and cargo connectivity in Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe.
Beijing is a city with profound history and tourist sites such as the Great Wall, the Palace Museum and the Temple of Heaven. Beijing is also a political and cultural centre of China.
Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its over seventy years of operation, it has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.