Ethiopia to increase flight to Cape Town by December

Ekene Okafor, Lagos

Ethiopian Airlines have announced that all has been set to increase flight frequency to South Africa, Cape Town to 10 times weekly beginning from December 1st 2016.

The Chief Commercial Officer, Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Busera Awel, said serving Africa is their prior commitment as a Pan-African carrier, and increasing services to Cape Town, known for the Table Mountain is part of this commitment.

The increase in flight frequency to Cape Town, our third gateway in South Africa, will enable tourists and business travelers to enjoy convenient connectivity options to and from 95 Ethiopian global networks on-board our state-of-the-art fleet, Boeing 787,” Mr Awel said.

Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

They 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.

“Our 10 times weekly service will enhance our capacity to over 400% in a year time. We always strive to offer the best possible passenger and cargo services the industry has to offer, including a wide variety menu of meal services with the newly inaugurated modern In-Flight Catering facility, served with a multiple award winning inflight services.” Mr. Awel concluded.

Ethiopia Airlines which is the fastest growing and most profitable African airline currently flies to three cities in South Africa, namely: Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.