Saturday, 25 June 2022

Ethiopian Airlines heads back to Athens as demand increases

New Athens Service

Ethiopian Airlines has resumed flights to Athens, Greece, which will operate three times a week, confirmed Mesfin Biru, Managing Director of Ethiopian's International Services at the relaunch in Athens.  

In recent weeks travel to Greece has seen a rapid increase as demand grows ever stronger. Thus far in June, passenger numbers are 94% of what it was in June 2019 and July could see the airport increase the pre-pandemic levels by as much as 10%

Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy-five 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 130 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. 

Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of seven years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft. Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with Seven business units: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services, Ethiopian Airports Services and Ethiopian Express Services (Domestic). Ethiopian is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the pre covid seven years.

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