Ethiopian Airlines to launch flight services to Barcelona
June 18, 2018: Ethiopian Airlines will launch new flight services to Barcelona, Spain as of July 01, 2018, deploying the ultra-modern B787– 800 Dreamliner.
Barcelona airport is the main airport of Catalonia with more than 47 million passengers in 2017. The other important airport in Catalonia is Girona Airport, located at a distance of 100 kilometers northeast of Barcelona.
“We are very happy to spread our wings to Barcelona, which will be our second destination in Spain, after Madrid, and the 13th city in our European network,” said Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam announcing the launch of the new destination.
“The start of this new flight to Barcelona is part of our global route network expansion plan in line with our strategic roadmap, Vision 2025. The new flight to Barcelona will provide seamless connectivity options for business people as well as tourists from Barcelona to our extensive African network of 58 destinations via our main hub in Addis Ababa,” he added.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 110 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.