Ethiopian Airlines has announced it is launching flights to Moroni, Comoros, from 30 October 2016, operating the latest B737-800 New Generation. The flights to Moroni will be operated thrice weekly via Dar es Salaam.
Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are thrilled to spread our wings farther to the Comoros islands. We believe our flights to Moroni and elsewhere in our beloved continent, Africa, contribute positively to the overall development of the continent and serve as a critically essential vehicle for the flow of investment, trade and tourism. Hence, with the new service, passengers to and from Moroni will find convenient and hassle free connection to destinations in Ethiopian wide route network to 95 cities in five continents with a minimum layover at our main hub, Addis Ababa.”
A representative of the Indian Ocean Vanilla islands has said that the organisation welcomes this move by Ethiopian Airlines. The Vanilla islands is now being recognised as the new tourism region and this is good for all the six islands Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion and Seychelles.