Ethiopian Airlines to buy 30 planes with $3 bln budget (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines will decide in June on whether to place an order for 30 narrow-body Airbus or Boeing jets as part of fleet its expansion plans, the company’s chief executive said on Sunday. “We will make a decision by the end of June,” Tewolde Gebremariam told Reuters on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the IATA airlines association in Doha. He said the airline was considering both the A320neo and Boeing’s 737 MAX. At current list prices, the order could come to about $3 billion. The carrier, which currently has an almost exclusively Boeing fleet, has said it wants to almost double its fleet to 112 planes and carry 18 million passengers over 92 routes by 2025. (Reporting by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Praveen Menon) With our e-mail alerts, you will get everything from breaking news about Ethiopia to the days most popular videos, drama, health tips and stories sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for Email alerts Download Sodere app and watch new full movies for free የሶደሬ አፕልኬሽንን በማውረድ አዳዲስ ፊልሞች ነፃ ተመልከቱ Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.