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Ethiopian Airlines hosts Africa 787 Supplier Technical Summit

Posted 7 June 2016 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it is hosting 'Africa 787 Supplier Technical Summit' in collaboration with the Boeing Company.

The summit started today, and continues until Thursday, and is for the entire African region, including Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and Royal Air Maroc.
 
B-787 aircraft components and parts are also participating in the conference.
 
The summit aims to ensure the supply chain is well-equipped, efficiently resolving issues and supporting the growing 787 fleet in the region.
 
“The Summit will create a convenient opportunity for individual suppliers to meet with Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Royal Air Maroc and Boeing during the 3-day event,” said managing director, Ethiopian MRO, Ato Zemene Nega.
 
The carrier currently has 13 787s in its fleet, and eight more on order.  
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