Friday, August 17, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 787 – Africa’s First Dreamliner Delivered

Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed in the history books as it arrived at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on August 17th, 2012. The aircraft, named “Africa One”, is the first of its type in Africa and the airlines is only the second in the world to own these technological marvels.

After a welcoming ceremony, the aircraft with the tail number ET-AOQ was put on display. People were excited to be inside a Boeing 787 and there was a queue several hundred meters long. Everywhere flashes were going off as people took pictures of its interior and exterior and other amazing features.

Shared below are some Boeing 787 pictures of the interior and exterior. Click on the pictures to view in album mode or enlarge.

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787

Ethiopian Airlines is a member of Star Alliance

The lion logo on the exterior of the 787 Dreamliner

Side view of Ethiopian Airlines' 787 Dreamliner

Fore view of Ethiopian Airlines' 787 Dreamliner

G&E left engine on Boeing 787

First Class seats inside a Boeing 787

Boeing 787 pictures of interior

787 Dreamliner windows

Overhead storage inside the 787 Dreamliner

Personal entertainment systems in 787


Boeing 787 Dreamliner ET - AOQ

Aft view of the ET - 787 Dreamliner

GE engine on ET Dreamliner

Another side view of the Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner

Cockpit exterior of 787 - Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines 787

Forward pic of Boeing 787 exterior

Front view 787

Front view of the Ethiopian Dreamliner

Engine close up of Ethiopian Airlines 787

Right aft landing gear of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Under the left wing of ET - AOQ

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Boeing 787 Dreamliner - Economy Class

Economy Class - Personal Entertainment System

Aisle of Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Exterior of 787

Front - Side view of ET 787 Dreamliner

Ethiopian Airlines - Dreamliner side view

Underneath the Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner

Landing gear of Ethiopian 787

Close up of 787 Landing gear

Cockpit close up of Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 787 Dreamliner