Press Release


Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will add a thrice weekly service, on top of its daily flights,  to  Guangzhou as of October 8, 2016. Hence forth, Ethiopian will operate eleven weekly flights to/from Guangzhou.

Flight Frequency Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival Airport Arrival Time Subfleet
ET  616 .2.4.6. ADD 9:45 CAN 0:30 ET  787
ET  617 ..3.5.7 CAN 14:00 ADD 19:30 ET  787

                                                                                                   

                                                                                            All times in Local

Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are pleased to launch more frequency to Guangzhou, one of the largest Chinese cities.  Ethiopian has become the airline of choice among travelers between China, Africa and Brazil. We offer the best and fastest connectivity options with a total of 31 weekly flights,  operated with the latest and most comfortable B787 and B777 aircraft, to four gateways in China; Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and with an immediate connection to 52 destinations in Africa and Sao Paulo in Brazil. For sure, this move will play a significant role to the growing economic and people-to-people ties between Africa and China.”

Ethiopian is a Pan-African global carrier, operating the youngest fleet with an average of less than 5 years and currently serving 93 international destinations across 5 continents with over 240 daily departures.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seven decades 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 93 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, 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 seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. 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. Hanna Atnafu

Manager Corporate Communications

Ethiopian Airlines

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

CorporateCommunication@ethiopianairlines.com

www.ethiopianairlines.com

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