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Ethiopian 1st B787 Dreamliner touches down in Dar Es Salaam.


Ethiopian first B787 Dreamliner, dubbed "Africa First" touched down at Julius Nyerere International Airport on September 11, 2012. Ethiopian is the first airline in the world outside Japan and ahead of any airline in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East to operate the Dreamliner, the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft in the world. Ethiopian has placed a firm order of 10 Dreamliners and will be receiving 5 of them before December 2012. 

 The Dreamliner applies breakthrough technologies of the 21st century and takes passenger comfort and overall travel experience to a whole new level.

Ethiopian Dreamliner interior is configured with 24 Cloud Nine business class seats and 245 economy class seats.

  • The Cloud Nine is equipped with sleeper seats while the Economy Class has reclining seats with more legroom and spacious cabin.
  • State of the art on-demand Audio and Video services with 15.4 inch IFE screens and 85 channels in Cloud Nine and 8.9 inch and 80 different channels in Economy Class, offering an array of entertainment to passengers of all age.

  • Higher humidity for a better cabin altitude/pressure.
  • Bigger storage for onboard luggage
  • 60% smaller noise footprint than peer airplanes
  • Biggest windows in the sky
  • Unique and adaptable lighting to the environment

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