Ethiopian connects to Goma as the 52nd African destination
JULY 7, 2015:-Ethiopian Airlines has announced commencement of three- times- a- week flights via Entebbe to Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo. The flights will be operated using the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior. Goma will be Ethiopian 3rd destination in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), in addition to Kinshasa and Lubumbashi. Ethiopian also flies to Brazzaville and Point Noir in the Republic of Congo.
“As a truly indigenous Pan-African carrier, we consider our flights to Congo and elsewhere in our great continent as part of our responsibility to contribute to the development of Africa and to serve as a critically essential vehicle for the flow of investment, trade, tourism, and job creation." said Ethiopian Airlines CEO, TewoldeGebremariam.
With the new service, passengers to and from Goma will find convenient and hassle free connections to global destinations in Ethiopian system wide network to points in Europe, Middle East, Asia and the Americas.
Ethiopian will be the first airline to start scheduled flight to Goma, which will become the airline’s 52nd African and 91stinternational destination.