Press Release


Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to announce that it will start four weekly flights to Victoria Falls, site of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, as of March 26, 2017, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior. 

Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world, is the only waterfall in the world with a length of more than a kilometer and a height of more than hundred meters.

Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, said “It is a continuation of our efforts to achieve the goal of connecting Africa to the world, by adding multiple points in Africa and serving air connectivity needs of the continent. Tourist travelers and vacationers from major cities in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa will enjoy hassle-free connections to Victoria Falls via our strategic hub at Addis Ababa.  Looking forward,  we shall continue to expand our network in Africa to better promote and facilitate growth in the business and tourism sectors, as clearly outlined in our fifteen years growth strategy, Vision 2025.”

Flight Effective Days Origin Departure Arrival Dest Aircraft Via
ET 829 26 MAR 17 Tu/Th/Sa/Su Addis
Ababa
08:35 12:15 Victoria
Falls
737-800 Nonstop
ET 829 26 MAR 17 Tu/Th/Sa/Su Victoria
Falls
13:00 21:30 Addis
Ababa
737-800 Gaboroni

Ethiopian also offers special fares for tour packages to the major African tourist destinations such as Mombasa, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Dar-Es-Salaam, Johannesburg, Maputo, Nairobi and Cairo. To take advantage of our tour packages, please visit the nearest Ethiopian office or email at ETHolidays@ethiopianairlines.com

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 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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www.twitter.com/flyethiopianoss 5 continents and operating the youngest fleet in


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