FILE - In this Friday, Aug.17, 2012 file photo, an Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner Boeing 787 taxis on the runway as fire engines spray arcs of water over the plane at Bole International

 

              FILE - In this Friday, Aug.17, 2012 file photo, an Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner Boeing 787 taxis on the runway as fire engines spray arcs of water over the plane at Bole International
FILE - In this Friday, Aug.17, 2012 file photo, an Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner Boeing 787 taxis on the runway as fire engines spray arcs of water over the plane at Bole International airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A senior Ethiopian Airlines official said Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 that a merger proposal made recently by the chief executive of Kenya Airways is not practical. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare, File)