Ethiopian to increase frequency to Cape Town

Africa’s fastest and most profitable airline has announced that it will fly ten times weekly to Cape Town beginning December 1. “Serving Africa is our primary commitment as a Pan-African carrier, and increasing services to Cape Town is part of this commitment. The increase in flight frequency to Cape Town, our third gateway in South Africa, will enable tourists and business travellers to enjoy convenient connectivity options to and from 95 Ethiopian global networks on-board our state-of-the-art fleet, Boeing 787,” said Mr Busera Awel chief commercial officer, Ethiopian Airlines. Mr Awel said that the ten times weekly service will enhance the Airline’s capacity to over 400% in a year’s time, adding that they will always strive to offer the best possible passenger and cargo services the industry has to offer, including a wide variety of meal services with the newly inaugurated modern In-Flight Catering facility. Ethiopian currently flies to three cities in South Africa namely: Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. 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 95 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.

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