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Business News of Friday, 11 November 2016

Source: GNA

Ethiopian Airlines start services to Moroni, Comoros

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the largest African Airline, has started a thrice-weekly services to Moroni, Comoros with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.

Moroni is the largest city, the federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean.

A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Hanna Atnafu, Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines said the flights to Moroni operate thrice weekly via Dar es Salaam.

Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, the Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines said: “We are thrilled to spread our wings farther to the Comoros islands.”

He said management believed that flight to Moroni and elsewhere in on the African continent contributed positively to the overall development of the continent and served 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,” he added.

In the just ended fiscal year, African cities like Cape Town, Gaborone, Goma, Yaoundé and Durban have joined Ethiopian vast intra-African network.

Moroni will be Ethiopian’s 53rd African destination.