Africa's largest air carrier Ethiopian Airlines under its move to serve travellers planning to visit southern parts of the country has launched direct flight connectivity between Chennai and Addis Ababa. We were able to overcome the challenges in the last three years due to COVID-19 and are now on the growth path,'' Ethiopian Airlines chief commercial officer Lemma Yadecha Gudeta told PTI after unveiling the service. The launch of the service coincides with the 50th anniversary of uninterrupted flight service between Mumbai and Ethiopia, he said. According to him, Ethiopian Airlines besides opening the new route to Chennai, the airline would increase to double daily and ten weekly flights to the cities of Mumbai and New Delhi. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew said, ''we have been connecting Asia and Africa for 55 years now facilitating trade between the two continents.
Source: Ethiopian News July 03, 2022 10:32 UTC