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Ethiopian Airlines launches new Niger flights

Ethiopian Airlines launches new Niger flights

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it will commence four weekly flights to Niamey, in Republic of Niger, from November 20th, 2013.

Niamey is the capital and the largest city in the West African country Niger.

These new flights will operate with Ethiopian’s Boeing 757-200 aircraft with 16 seats in Ethiopian’s Cloud Nine business class and 151 seats in economy class.

This new routing further solidifies Ethiopian’s presence in Africa.

Niger becomes the 47th Ethiopian destination in Africa.

With its partner ASKY in West Africa, Ethiopian has service to 34 countries in Africa.

“As Africa’s flagship carrier, we are happy to expand our wings to Niamey and to contribute to the economic growth of the country.

“Africa is on the rise and we are here to support the continent’s growth by providing critically essential air connectivity for the increased flow of investment, trade and tourism,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, chief executive, Ethiopian.