Ethiopian Airlines Introduces Improved flight connections to Frankfurt

Ethiopian Airlines Introduces Improved flight connections to Frankfurt


Press Release

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – As of September 8th, 2014 Ethiopian Airlines introduces an improved flight schedule operating daily from Addis Ababa to Frankfurt, Germany.

The Dreamliner will depart from Addis Ababa at 23:59 PM and will arrive in Frankfurt at 06:20 AM*.

Due to the introduction of the night flight schedule Ethiopian Airlines offers more convenient flight connections within the entire African route network in the future (e.g. to Johannesburg, Seychelles, Lilongwe, Accra, Lagos, Douala, Lusaka, Kinshasa, Djibouti, Harare and many more).

We are glad to offer our passengers more flexibility with their travel planning, optimized flight times between Germany and Africa and therefore a more pleasant return flight.

*Flight times in winter timetable from October 26th, 2014 until March 28th, 2015:
Departure in Addis Abeba at 01:00 AM and arrival in Frankfurt at 06:20 AM.

Flight times in summer timetable from March 29th, 2015:
Departure in Addis Abeba at 00:05 AM and arrival in Frankfurt at 06:20 AM.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its operations in the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 82 international destinations across five continents.

Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200LR Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Manager PR & Publications
Ethiopian Airlines
Tel: (251-1) 517-84-07

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