Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, has announced further expansion of its service to the continent with new flights to Blantyre, Malawi and Ndola, Zambia.
Blantyre is the commercial and industrial capital of Malawi.
It will be Ethiopian Airlines’ 44th destination in Africa and the second in Malawi next to Lilongwe.
The new schedule of three flights per week will begin on March 31st, 2013.
Ndola, the third largest city in Zambia, is the industrial and commercial centre in the copper belt of the country.
Ndola will be Ethiopian’s 45th African and the 72nd international destination.
It will also be its second destination in Zambia next to Lusaka.
The new schedule of three flights per week will again begin at the end of March.
“Ethiopian, as a flagship carrier of Africa, is pleased to add Blantyre and Ndola to its wide route network and to offer passengers to and from these cities the best possible connectivity through its Addis Ababa hub,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines.
Passengers travelling to and from Blantyre and Ndola will enjoy smooth connections to destinations in Ethiopian Airlines’ route network such as Washington, D.C., Toronto, London, Hong Kong, and Dubai, among many others.