Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest network operating carrier, has today officially launched new four times weekly passenger services to Warsaw, Poland via Athens.

The flight inaugurated today to Warsaw will expand the airline’s European destinations to 24, it was learned.

The inaugural ceremony was attended by several government officials and invited guests including Ethiopian Foreign Affairs State Ministers, Misganu Arga and Birtukan Ayano as well as State Minister of Transport and Logistics Dengue Boru, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tassew and Ambassador of Poland to Ethiopia, Przemyslaw Bobak.

On the occasion, Foreign Affairs State Minister Ambassador Misganu highlighted the significance of the new flight to further fostering the political and economic ties between Ethiopia and Poland.

According to him, the two countries have opportunities to work in partnership in a number of areas including technology, agriculture, and infrastructure development among others. Hence, he added that
the new flight will play decisive role in tapping these opportunities for mutual benefits.

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew, said the new flight will further grow Ethiopian presence in the European market with yet another new destination.

The move is in harmony with the Airline’s strategic intent to bridge Africa with the globe while fostering commerce and tourism within the continent.

Ambassador of Poland to Ethiopia, Przemyslaw Bobak for his part remarked that the new flight will be vital instrument to expand cultural exchanges between the people of the two countries in addition to its contribution to boost trade and tourism.

The new route, ET 764 from Addis Ababa to Warsaw via Athens, will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Return flight ET 765 from Warsaw to Addis Ababa via Athens will on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

With its modern fleet, extensive network, and award-winning services, Ethiopian Airlines continues to be a leading airline in Africa and a glo
bal player in the aviation industry offering convenient travel options with seamless connections to more than 135 global destinations.

As the airline celebrates its 78th anniversary this year, the addition of Warsaw into its network further solidifies the airline’s position as a key player in the African aviation market and beyond.

With its more than 60 destinations in Africa, Ethiopian is playing a key role in bringing Africa closer to the world and now to Poland in particular.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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