Nov 30, 2016: Addis Ababa based airline Ethiopian Airlines, has finalised preparations to resume services to Conakry on February 1, 2017.
Conakry is the capital of The Republic of Guinea and a port city on the Atlantic Ocean serving as the country’s economic, financial and cultural center. Guinea is a major producer of bauxite and has rich deposits of diamonds and gold.
Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, said, “We are proud to add Conakry among our West African destinations and further deepen our African route network. Conakry will be our 54th African and 96th international destination.”
With this flight, Ethiopian joins partner ASKY Airlines at Conakry. Passengers in Conakry can currently connect to major cities in West Africa and the Americas via ASKY’s hub at Lomé, including Lagos, Douala, Libreville, Cotonou, Kinshasa, Brazzaville, São Paulo and New York.
With Ethiopian’s entry into the Conakry market, passengers will also be able to connect to major cities in Asia, the Middle East and East and Southern Africa via Ethiopian’s hub at Addis Ababa, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beirut, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Bangkok, Dubai, Mumbai, Johannesburg and Nairobi. Passengers traveling either Ethiopian Airlines or ASKY Airlines will be able to earn free trips by accumulating miles on Ethiopian’s frequent flyer program, ShebaMiles.