Ethiopian Airlines will launch services to Moscow, capital, political, economic and cultural centre of Russia, on December 1st.
Regarding the upcoming services, group chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked: “It gives me a great pleasure to announce that we have finalised preparations to launch services to Moscow, Russia, the world’s largest country in total area, spanning eastern Europe and northern Asia.
“As one of the world’s leading producers of oil and natural gas, Russia offers ample trade and investment potentials for investors.
“The country’s advanced manufacturing base and light industry also hold further import-export trade potentials with Africa which is endowed with diverse natural resources and raw materials.
“The air connectivity Ethiopian provides to link Africa and Russia will go a long way towards facilitating and bolstering multifaceted relations between the two regions.
“Our direct flights will also promote Ethiopian and other African Tourist attractions to the Russian tourists.
“Russia will be the final BRICS country in our ever-growing global network.”
As of December, Ethiopian will connect Moscow with 59 cities in Africa, with thrice a week flights operated with the ultra-modern 787 Dreamliner, facilitating better trade, investment and tourism relations between the two regions.
Ethiopian, which currently operates 116 international destinations, is undertaking multi-faceted investments to enhance its global presence in line with its Vision 2025.
Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing Airline in Africa.
In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 110 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.