Ethiopian Reinstate Flight to Kano in Nigeria

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Addis Ababa, 15 April 2014 (WIC) - Kano in Nigeria joins the ever expanding global network of Ethiopian as 81st destination and 49th in Africa.   

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, announced the commencement of four weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, starting 24 May 2014.   

The flights to Kano will be Ethiopian 4th destination in Nigeria, in addition to Lagos, Abuja and Enugu.

With the start of operations to Kano, Ethiopian will be offering 20 weekly flights to and from four cities in Nigeria, availing connectivity options for the Nigerian traveling public to the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the Americas.

“Ethiopian has an unwavering and proven commitment to the Nigerian travelling public. For close to 55 years, we have been providing reliable and world class service to Nigeria, long before any other foreign airline,” Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said.   

“As a truly indigenous Pan-African carrier, we consider our flights to Nigeria and elsewhere in our great continent as part our responsibility to contribute to the development of Africa and to serve as a critically essential vehicle for the flow of investment, trade, tourism, and job creation,” he said.

Ethiopian is currently flies across five continents with over 200 daily flights, and using the latest technology aircraft such as the B777s and B787s.