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Ethiopian Airlines announces flights from Addis Ababa to Jakarta

Ethiopian Airlines announces flights from Addis Ababa to Jakarta

No sooner had Ethiopian Airlines announced flights to Singapore is the next South East Asian destination set for launch in 2017. 

Effective 02nd of June next year will Ethiopian Airlines commence thrice a week services to the Indonesian capital, with a stop in Bangkok each way.

The Boeing B787 Dreamliner used will offer a two class configuration of Business and Economy and leave Addis Ababa every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, returning from Jakarta the next morning to Addis.

Said the airline’s CEO Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam: ‘As the fastest growing airline in Africa, Ethiopian is pleased to offer the opportunity to business people as well as tourists to explore Jakarta’s potential both for investment and leisure. This move will further increase our presence in Asia, connecting Africa to the Asia region and in turn strengthening the tourism and trade ties between the peoples of Africa and Asia. Moreover, pilgrims and the West African community residing in Indonesia will be enjoying hassle-free connections to Ethiopian’s vast African network via its hub at Addis Ababa. Ethiopian Airlines is working very hard to connect Africa with the major trading centers of the world and Jakarta, Indonesia is one of them‘.