Ethiopian Airlines announced that it commences thrice weekly services to Dembi-Dolo and Kebri-Dahar as of today the 14th October, 2016.
Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said:
“Air transport being an essential public service, Ethiopian Airlines has been discharging its national obligation of providing critical air connectivity options and thereby catalyzing the nation’s Growth and Transformation endeavor. Moreover, with the opening of new universities parallel to the expansion of Industry zones across the country, the service will enable academicians, investors and others to enjoy prompt connectivity options to and from the points. This move will also give tourists the means to enjoy hassle free movement to and from more than 94 Ethiopian destinations globally.”
Ethiopian operates scheduled flight services to 19 domestic stations using the Bombardier Q-400 aircraft and B737. In line with Vision 2025 strategic roadmap, it aims to increase the number of domestic destinations to 26.
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 centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service.