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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Ethiopian Airlines Announces Expansion in Africa with New Service to Blantyre, Malawi and Ndola, Zambia


 Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, announced further expansion of its unparalleled service to the continent with new flights to Blantyre, Malawi and Ndola, Zambia starting March 31, 2013.

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 31, 2013.

Ndola, the third largest city in Zambia, is the industrial and commercial center 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 begin on March 31, 2013.

“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, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.

Passengers traveling 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.

About Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, made its maiden international flight to Cairo in1946 and now the Airline provides dependable services to 70 international destinations spanning four continents.

Ethiopian is proud to be a Star Alliance Member. The Star Alliance network is the leading global airline network offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience. The Star Alliance network offers more than 21,555 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries.