Ethiopian Airlines has sold five Fokker 50 aircraft to Fortran Aviation of Singapore. The Fokker 50s will be operated by a new airline, Pacific Royale. The first Fokker was to be delivered by the end of December. With the sale of the Fokker 50s Ethiopian is considering the purchase or lease of more Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Eight Q400 aircraft acquired by Ethiopian in 2010 are operation on regional routes previously serviced by Fokker 50s. The deal for the Bombardier aircraft is still in the early stages of negotiations which may result in a purchase or long term lease.

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