Ethiopian Airlines Flights To China To Return To Pre-Covid Levels
Ethiopian Airlines, the leading airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that the frequency of its flights to Chinese cities will increase as of February 06, 2023, ultimately returning to the pre-COVID19 levels on March 01, 2023, following the lifting of restrictions by the Government of China. As of February 06, 2023, Ethiopian Airlines will operate daily flights to Guangzhou while increasing its weekly flights to Beijing and Shanghai to four each and maintains the trice weekly operation to Chengdu.
Starting from March 01, 2023, the flights will surge back to the pre-COVID-19 levels with daily flights to Beijing and Shanghai as well as ten and four weekly flights to Guangzhou
and Chengdu respectively. Accordingly, Ethiopia will operate a total of 28 weekly passenger flights to China when the services are fully restored.
Regarding the increase in flight frequencies, Ethiopian Group CEO Mesfin Tasew said that they are glad that they are ramping up the frequencies of their flights to Chinese cities
thanks to the easing of flight restrictions by the Government of China.
China is one of the largest markets for Ethiopian Airlines outside Africa, and the increase in flight frequencies will help revive the trade, investment, cultural and bilateral cooperation
between Africa and China in the post-Covid era. Mesfin Tasew thanked their large network across Africa since the increase in the number of flights to Chinese cities will bring Africa and China
closer. They are keen to further expand their service to China going forward.
In addition to its passenger flights to Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, and Chengdu, Ethiopian is also operating freighter flights to Guangzhou, Shanghai, Zhengzhou,
Changsha and Wuhan.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the flag carrier of Ethiopia. During the past seventy plus years, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in Africa for efficiency and operational success, turning profits for almost all the years of its existence. Operating at the forefront of technology, the airline has also become one of Ethiopia’s major industries and a veritable institution in Africa. It commands a lion’s share of the pan African network including the daily and double daily east-west flight across the continent. Ethiopian currently serves 100 international and 21 domestic destinations operating the newest and youngest fleet.
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