Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has finalized preparations to start new services to Yaoundé, Nsimalen International Airport on October 25, 2015.
The capital of Cameroon, Yaoundé, is the second largest city in the country after the port city of Doula.
The four weekly flights to Yaoundé is Ethiopian second destination in Cameroon and offers customers an added convenience and connectivity options via Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Hub, to its global network. Ethiopian has been serving the city of Douala since 1971 and has been offering uninterrupted service since 2003.
Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, Ato Tewolde Gebremariam, said:
“With this new service, our flights will facilitate a greater people-to-people, trade, investment and tourism movement between our two sisterly African countries and the entire flourishing continent. We are also delighted to have the opportunity to provide our customers a new choice of fast and efficient connectivity via our Addis Ababa gateway to and from our global network together with a multiple award winning customer service and care.”
Ethiopian is a truly indigenous Pan-African global carrier that operates the youngest and the most modern fleet in the continent with an average aircraft age of less than 7 years. Ethiopian currently serves 91 international destinations across 5 continents with over 232 daily departures.