Starting 28 March 2017, Ethiopian Airlines will add two more destinations on the continent, to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Antananarivo, Madagascar strengthening the airline’s network to 400 weekly flights to 53 cities across Africa.
“We are proud that we are able to link these new stations to the Ethiopian network in such a short period of time,” Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said.
Earlier in March, Ethiopian became the only international carrier to fly to Kaduna in Nigeria when it landed its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Kaduna Airport.
It also signed a codeshare agreement with Air Namibia which allows both airlines to expand their global network through the services of each other in February 2017.
A new flight to Oslo, Norway will be launched alongside the two new African destinations.
The fast-growing carrier connects cities in Africa to cities in the world through 72 weekly flights to Asia; 65 weekly to the Middle East; 54 almost-daily flights to Europe; 28 weekly flights to four destinations in China; and 20 weekly flights to the Americas.
The new Antananarivo, Victoria Falls and Oslo flights are three of the seven new destinations Ethiopian plans to launch in the first half of this year.
It envisages 120 global destinations by the year 2025.