Ethiopian Airlines adds Madagascar to its route network

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Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will start thrice weekly service to Nosy-Be, Madagascar on March 27.

The route will be operated with a Boeing 737-800 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with flights departing Addis Ababa at 09h00, arriving in the Comores at 12h50. Flights will then depart at 13h35, arriving in Nose Be at 14h50. The return service will depart Nose Be at 15h35, arriving in Addis Ababa at 19h50.

Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam, said: “We are very happy to commence flights to Nosy-Be, our second gateway in Madagascar after Antananarivo. Nosy Be, one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of Africa, will widen the menu of leisure destination choices for tourists from all over the world. In line with our Vision 2025, we will continue to expand and deepen our footprint in Africa with a view to support the growth of tourism, business, trade and investment between the continent and the rest of the world”

So far in 2018, the airline has also announced a new service to Geneva, Switzerland; flights to Kisangani and Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; direct flights to Chicago and a third daily service to Johannesburg.