An Ethiopian 737-800 in Nairobi (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

Ethiopian Airlines Sets Stage for New Hub Airport

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam on Wednesday said that his airline would look to begin construction on a new $5 billion airport that would enable it to grow well beyond the capacity of its current hub at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Reuters reported that the airport, which Gebremariam believes would allow the carrier to take the next step to become a true global airline, would have the capacity to handle approximately 100 million passengers. It would be located in…