THREE MORE FLIGHTS TO GUANGZHOU PUTS ETHIOPIAN INTO POLE POSITION IN AFRICA
(Posted 07th September 2016)
In a month from now will Ethiopian Airlines increase their presently daily frequencies between Addis Ababa and the Chinese city of Guangzhou to 10 overall with three added daily flights, using Boeing B787 aircraft.
ET 616/617 will leave ADD every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning at 09.45 hrs, then landing at CAN at half past midnight the following day and returning home on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with an ETA at 19.30 hrs, all times local.
Ethiopian, besides Guangzhou, also offers connections to Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai with 31 weekly flights between Addis Ababa and these four Chinese destinations.
‘We are pleased to launch more frequencies to Guangzhou, one of the largest Chinese cities. Ethiopian has become the airline of choice among travelers between China, Africa and Brazil. We offer the best and fastest connectivity options with a total of 31 weekly flights, operated with the latest and most comfortable B787 and B777 aircraft, to four gateways in China; Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and with an immediate connection to 52 destinations in Africa and Sao Paulo in Brazil. For sure, this move will play a significant role to the growing economic and people-to-people ties between Africa and China‘ said the airline’s CEO Tewolde Gebremariam when releasing the information to the media.