Press Release


Ethiopian, the national flag carrier and the largest airline group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will start scheduled operation to Shire, Indasilssie effective October 25, 2017.

The new flights to Shire, Indaselassie will be operated as per the below schedule:-

Flight Number

Effective  Date

Frequency

Departing Airport

Departure  Time

Arrival Airport

Arrival Time

Fleet

ET  0102

25-Oct-17

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

ADD

12:20

MQX

13:45

ET  DH8

 

 

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

MQX

14:15

SHC

14:50

ET  DH8

ET  0103

25-Oct-17

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

SHC

15:20

MQX

15:55

ET  DH8

 

 

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

MQX

16:25

ADD

17:55

ET  DH8


Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked: 
As a national flag carrier of Ethiopia, it is our national duty to meet the air connectivity need of the national travelling public and support the Socio Economic development of the country. The commencement of flights to Indaselassie brings the number of our domestic destinations to 20. We are investing heavily in our domestic fleet and infrastructure development and are availing the largest domestic network in Africa. We are operating the latest technology regional aircraft, the Q400 and the B737, which give maximum on-board comfort to our esteemed customers, with flight punctuality on par with the best airlines in the world. We will continue to grow our domestic network and to enhance the domestic travel experience with a view to facilitate the increased flow of tourism, investment and trade to all the regions of the country.

Ethiopian is currently upgrading the facilities at regional airports and has recently launched a night flight to Axum and Gondar. 

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 100 international passenger and cargo 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 Express & Ancillary Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; ET In-flight Catering; and Ethiopian Ground 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. 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/flyethiopian

 


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