Press Release


Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized

preparations to start flights to Cape Town, 2nd destination in South Africa and Gaborone,

Botswana as of 30 June 2015.

The flights to Cape Town and Gaborone will be operated three-times-a-week as per the

following schedule:

Flight No

Days of operation

Departure

Departure Time

Arrival

Arrival Time

Fleet Type

ET  0829

.2.4.6.

ADD

9:30

GBE

14:30

ET  B737

 

.......

GBE

15:20

CPT

17:30

ET  B737

ET  0848

.2.4.6.

CPT

20:00

JNB

22:10

ET  B737

 

.......

JNB

23:20

ADD

6:30

ET  B737

ET  0849

..3.5.7

ADD

23:30

JNB

4:40

ET  B737

 

.......

JNB

5:40

CPT

7:50

ET  B737

ET  0828

1..4.6.

CPT

9:35

GBE

11:45

ET  B737

 

.......

GBE

12:45

ADD

19:45

ET  B737

Cape Town is South Africa’s second city and one of the main tourism destinations in Africa. Gaborone is the political capital and economic center of Botswana.

The new services will offer passengers more choice and flexibility, as well as facilitate trade, investment, and tourism ties between Ethiopia and these two countries.

Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said: "As a Pan-African airline working to bring Africa together and closer to the world, we are very pleased to spread our wings to Cape Town and Gaborone. Our new flights to Cape Town and Gaborone will give our customers more and convenient connectivity options when traveling within, to and from the continent. We will continue to expand our reach in our home market in Africa with a view to support to the continent’s socio-economic integration and development”

Ethiopian is a global Pan-African carrier currently serving 85 international destinations across 5 continents with over 200 daily flights using the latest technology aircraft such as the B777s and B787s Dreamliner. Cape Town and Gaborone will be the airline’s 50th & 51st African destination respectively. 


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