Ethiopian to launch services to second largest city of France, Marseille
May 2, 2019: Ethiopian Airlines, Addis-Ababa headquartered airline, has announced that will start thrice-weekly services to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019.
Marseille, second-largest city of France and main city of the historical province, becomes the airline's 20th destination in Europe.
Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said: 'It gives us great pleasure to launch flights to Marseille, connecting France's second largest city to the over 60 African destinations we serve, through our hub Addis Ababa. We've been flying to Paris since 1971, more than 48 years, so we are not new to the market in France. The connectivity we are establishing between Europe and Africa is facilitating trade investment, tourism and people-to-people ties.'