Ethiopian Airlines started flights to Chennai from Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline, has started thrice weekly operations to/from Chennai, on 02 July 2022. With the launch, Chennai has joined the vast Ethiopian network as a fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru .Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966, just 20 years after the airline was founded. Ethiopian pioneered the air transport linkage between Africa and India. Recently, Ethiopian marked its 50th year anniversary of uninterrupted service to Mumbai, the commercial capital of India.
Commenting on the launch, Ethiopian Airlines Chief Commercial Officer, Lemma Yadecha Gudeta said, ”It is great honour to be here in Chennai today as we launched our 4th destination in India and the first new destination after the pandemic. After a very tough journey in the last three years ,we are now able to overcome the challenges and embark on a new growthpath. Currently we are operating 38 weekly Cargo and Passenger flights to/from our destinations in India and the commencement of flight to Chennai is a testimony of our commitment to serve Indians in all corners of the country.”