Ethiopian Airlines to start services to Ahmedabad

Esayas Woldemarium Hailu, Ethopian AirlinesAfter recently completing 45 years of uninterrupted service to the Indian subcontinent, Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will expand its India operations further by adding Ahmedabad to its network. Esayas Woldemariam Hailu, Managing Director (International Services), Ethiopian Airlines, said, “We are very happy to celebrate this milestone of 45 years uninterrupted service to Mumbai, which was one of our earliest destinations and is one of our strongest markets in Asia today. We have plans to expand our operations in India for cargo. We have finalised our preparation to launch freighter operation to Ahmedabad in the month of March 2017. We have contributed our part in forging closer investment, trade and people-to-people ties between Africa and India.”

The airline is currently operating New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru. Hailu added, “We don’t have a specific date yet for the new service. But we know that we will be operating our brand-new Boeing 777 on this route that has a capacity of 100 tonnes.”