Ethiopian Airlines has announced its plan to add Antananarivo, Madagascar to its network effective March 28, 2017.
With this development, Madagascar will join the ever expanding Ethiopian network of 95 worldwide destinations.
Ethiopian’s new nonstop flight will operate three times weekly to and from Ethiopian’s hub at Addis Ababa, where passengers can connect to and from cities throughout the world, including Washington, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Rome, Beirut, Jeddah, Cairo, Dubai, Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing.
Speaking on the pending expansion, Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “Ethiopian, as a flagship carrier of Africa, is pleased to add Madagascar to its wide route network. Having started serving Africa seven decades ago with our motto “Bringing Africa Closer”, we are now continually enhancing our services and working to “Connect Africa to the World.”
He added: “As air connectivity is an essential cause and driver of a nation’s socio-economic integration, our new service will certainly contribute for a growing business and bilateral cooperation with other sisterly African cities”.