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Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it will launch thrice weekly flights to Jakarta, Indonesia as of July 17, 2018.

Member of the G-20,  Indonesia,  is the world’s 4th most populous nation and 10th largest economy in the world.

 With this new serve, Ethiopian will service all 5 of the most populous countries in the world.  The schedule of the new service will be as follows:

Flight Number

Effective  Date

Frequency

Depture Airport

Depture Time

Arrival Airport

Arrival Time

Subfleet

ET  0628

17-Jul-18

TUE, THU, SAT

ADD

0:00

BKK

13:20

ET  788

 

 

TUE, THU, SAT

BKK

14:20

CGK

18:05

ET  788

ET  0629

17-Jul-18

TUE, THU, SAT

CGK

20:35

BKK

0:20

ET  788

 

 

TUE, THU, SAT

BKK

1:45

ADD

6:15

ET  788

      

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “We are very happy to launch a direct service to Jakarta, the first direct connection between Africa and Indonesia and the first flights into Jakarta by an African carrier. Our new service will further cement our growing footprint in Asia and will enable us to remain the carrier of choice for travellers connecting between Africa and Asia.

Indonesia is one of the most populated countries in the world with a fast growing economy and an emerging manufacturing hub. In the coming years, African and Indonesian trade, investment and tourism ties are set to grow in an exponential manner and our direct flights will make a significant contribution in the enhancement of Africa-Indonesia cooperation.

We plan to increase our flights to dialy very quickly in line with our Vision 2025 strategic roadmap of connecting Africa with the major trading centers of the world thru our fast expanding global network.”

Ethiopian will deploy the modern Boeing 787-8 on the route, which not only offers unparalleled onboard comfort to passengers, but is also the world’s most environmentally friendly aircraft with its lower carbon and noise emissions.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

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. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with eight business centers: Ethiopian Regional Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering; Ethiopian Ground Services and Ethiopian Airports Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years. 

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Mrs. Aniley Eshetu

A/Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines

Tel :( 251-1)517-89-07/656/165/913/529

CorporateCommunication@ethiopianairlines.com

www.ethiopianairlines.com

www.facebook.com/ethiopianairlines

www.twitter.com/flyethiopian     


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