Ethiopian Launches a New Flight to Maun, Botswana

Maun becomes a second Ethiopian Airlines’ destination in Botswana

Addis Ababa June 10, 2024

Ethiopian Airlines Group, one of the fastest-growing global airline brands and Africa’s largest airline, commences services to Maun, its second destination in the Republic of Botswana after Gaborone, as of today 10th, June 2024. The inaugural flight departed from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) after a vibrant celebration that brought together officials from the Embassy of Botswana, Government representatives of Botswana, and executives of Ethiopian Airlines among others.

The new thrice weekly service begins operation per the below schedule:

Addis Ababa (ADD) Maun (MUB) Ndola (NLA) Addis Ababa (ADD): on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.  

Regarding the commencement of the new service, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew said, “Ethiopian Airlines, committed to its Pan-African roots, continues to connect every part of Africa and beyond. Today, we are thrilled to announce that Maun, the tourism capital of Botswana, has joined our vast network. This expansion deepens our presence in Botswana, bringing our award-winning service to a second destination in the country. As we celebrate this new chapter in the socio-economic ties between Botswana and Ethiopia, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to all involved.”  


The new route provides convenient and seamless connectivity for travelers from Ethiopia and other parts of Africa to the popular tourist destination of Maun, which is the gateway to the Okavango Delta.  

Ethiopian champions a vast intra-Africa network operating to more than 60 destinations in the continent. Ethiopian Airlines managed to establish a convenient intra- Africa and global connections via its main hub in Addis Ababa, playing its part in the growth of the aviation industry in Africa.


About Ethiopian


Ethiopian Airlines Group (Ethiopian) is one of the fastest-growing airlines brand globally and the continent’s largest airline brand. In its seventy-eight years of successful operations, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success. Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 150 domestic and international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian’s fleet category consists of ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Boeing 737s, 777s, 787s, Airbus A350-900 and De Havilland Q400. 


Ethiopian is also pursuing multi-hub strategy through hubs in Lomé, Togo with ASKY, in Lilongwe, Malawi with Malawi Airlines and in Lusaka, Zambia with Zambia Airways. Having achieved its strategic plan (Vision 2025) ahead of time, Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan Vision 2035 that will see it become one of the top 20 most competitive and leading aviation groups in the world. Ethiopian has been champion in various coveted awards including Skytrax’s ‘Best Airline in Africa Award’ for six consecutive years among others. The airline has been a Star Alliance member since 2011 and has been registering more than threefold growth in the past 10 years.


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