Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ethiopian Airlines becomes the first airline in Africa to own and operate the B787 Dreamliner full flight simulator

(Jan 22, 2015, (ADDIS ABABA))--Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian), continued its pursuit of aviation technology leadership with the acquisition of the first-ever B787 Dreamliner full flight simulator in Africa. The installation and build-up of the full flight simulator is in progress at Ethiopian’s main hub in Addis Ababa and the first pilot training in the B787 flight simulator will start in March 2015.

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CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, said “We are continually investing in developing our training capability. With installation of the B787 Flight Simulator, we will be fully self-sufficient in providing in-house training for our pilots on the B787 aircraft, which has become our core fleet on our mid- and long-range routes. Read more from TravelDailyNews International »

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