Mar 25, 2017: Addis Ababa based Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch flights to three new destinations – Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo – within three days, March 26-28, 2017.
Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines, said, “Three new flights to three new destinations in just three days is one of the greatest expansions in Ethiopian’s long and illustrious history.”
Victoria Falls, Oslo and Antananarivo are three of the seven new destinations to be launched during the first six months of 2017. Ethiopian started flights to Conakry in February 2017. Before July, Ethiopian will start service to three destinations in Asia: Chengdu, Singapore and Jakarta. Ethiopian envisages reaching 120 international destinations worldwide by the year 2025.
He adds, “As of 28 March, our vast global network will add three new destinations which will further strengthen our leadership in the continent in connecting more cities in Africa to more cities in the world than any other airline; like 28 weekly flights to 4 destinations in China, 20 weekly flights to The Americas, 72 weekly flights to Asia, 65 weekly flights to Middle East, 400 weekly flights to 53 cities across Africa and almost daily 54 flights to Europe.”