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Ethiopian Airlines to add Bengaluru, India

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ET-ARF (msn 34752) JFK (Fred Freketic). Image: 947196.

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will start passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of October 27, 2019.

The capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, Bengaluru is dubbed ‘Silicon Valley of India’ and serves as the centre of technology and innovation.

The four weekly direct flights to Bengaluru will be as per the below schedule:

Flight Number Frequency Departure Airport Departure Time Arrival  Airport Arrival Time Sub Fleet
ET  0690 Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun ADD 23:00 BLR 8:00 ET  738
ET  0691 Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun BLR 2:30 ADD 6:35 ET  738

Top Copyright Photo: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ET-ARF (msn 34752) JFK (Fred Freketic). Image: 947196.

Ethiopian Airlines aircraft slide show:

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De Havilland Canada delivers msn 4600 to Ethiopian Airlines

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the milestone Dash 8-400 aircraft bearing serial number 4600 on Friday, July 26.The aircraft is also the 25th Dash 8-400 aircraft delivered to Ethiopian Airlines.

Images: De Havilland Canada and Ethiopian Airlines.

Ethiopian Airlines also made this statement:

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited celebrating the delivery of the 25th Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines, on July 26, 2019.

“The delivery of the 600th Dash 8-400 aircraft produced at our Toronto facility is a significant moment for De Havilland Canada and we are delighted that Ethiopian Airlines, our largest customer in Africa, is the recipient airline. Since this aircraft will become the 25th Dash 8-400 turboprop in Ethiopian’s fleet, we are celebrating two important milestones,” said Todd Young, Chief Operating Officer, De Havilland Canada.

Ethiopian Cargo is now flying to Chongqing, China

Ethiopian Cargo (Ethiopian Airlines) Boeing 777-F60 ET-ARI (msn 42032) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946944.

Ethiopian Cargo is now connecting Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China with Africa and South America with a weekly cargo flight as of June 26, 2019.

The route passes through Shanghai – Chongqing – Delhi – Addis Ababa – Lagos – Sao Paulo – Quito – Miami, connecting the main destinations of the three continents which cover a population of more than 3 billion people.

Ethiopian will be operating Boeing 777F freighter on the route and initially fly once in a week.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Ethiopian Cargo (Ethiopian Airlines) Boeing 777-F60 ET-ARI (msn 42032) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 946944.

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Ethiopian makes its inaugural flight to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines commenced thrice weekly flights to Marseille, France on July 2, 2019.

The new service was inaugurated at a colorful event held in the VIP Salon at Addis Ababa International Airport in the presence of H. E. Mr. Frédéric Bontems, French Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ethiopia and Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group CEO, both of whom were onboard the inaugural flight.

Members of the diplomatic community in Addis Ababa together with other invited guests graced the event. Cake cutting and champagne toast ceremony was held to mark the event.

Ethiopian Airlines has been flying to Paris since 1971.

Ethiopian to launch flight to Garowe, Somalia

Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the launch of its flight to Garowe, Somalia, via Bossaso, Somalia effective July 15, 2019.

The flight schedule to Garowe, Somalia is as per the below:

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Flight Number

Frequency

Departure Airport

Departure time

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Arrival Airport

Arrival Time

Sub Fleet

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ET 0368

Mon, Wed, Sat.

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ADD

11:30

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BSA

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13:35

ET DH8

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ET 0368

Mon, Wed, Sat.

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BSA

14:35

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GGR

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15:20

ET DH8

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ET 0368

Mon, Wed, Sat.

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GGR

16:20

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ADD

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18:20

ET DH8

Ethiopian launched its debut flight to Somalia, Mogadishu 4 decades ago.

Ethiopian brings Champion League fans to Madrid

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to have served fans of the globally renowned British football teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in their travel to Madrid where the teams played for Champions League final match.

Ethiopian deployed three chartered flights from London, Liverpool and Manchester carrying the fans to Madrid.

All photos by Ethiopian Airlines.

 

Bloomberg: Long before Boeing 737 MAX crash, Ethiopian pilot warned of dangers

From Bloomberg:

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot warned his management that more training and better communications was needed at the company before the tragic crash. Read the full story.

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker.