Addis Ababa October 24/2022 (ENA) Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will add Zürich to its expanding global network, with thrice weekly flights.
The first flight from Addis Ababa to Zürich will take off on 31 October 2022, operated with the ultra-modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Ethiopian said in a statement today.
Zürich will be Ethiopian Airlines second destination in Switzerland next to Geneva, and its 19th gateway to Europe.
city is the financial and industrial center of Switzerland and hosts
the headquarters of a number of international organizations including
football’s governing body FIFA.
on the launch of the new flight, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin
Tasew said, “We are glad to open a new route connecting the financial
capital of Switzerland, Zürich with over 130 destinations of Ethiopian
Airlines via Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa.”
also stated that the new flight will expand Ethiopian presence in
Switzerland and Europe at large and provide enhanced air connectivity
between Switzerland and Ethiopia.
new service will also facilitate diplomatic and socioeconomic relations
not only between Ethiopia and Switzerland, but also between Africa and
Europe. As a pan-African carrier, we are committed to further expand our
global network and connect Africa with the rest of the word better than
Currently, Ethiopian Airlines flies to Geneva three times a week, which will increase to four weekly flights by end of October.
With the launch of services to Zürich, Ethiopian Airlines flights to Switzerland will increase to seven per week.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa.
its seventy-five plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of
the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and
commands the lion’s share of the Pan African passenger and cargo
network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 130
international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.