Ethiopian to start flights to Yaoundé, it’s Second City in Cameron
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable African Airline, is pleased to announce 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.
|Flight No.||Departure days & time||Arrival days & time|
|ET913 from ADD via LIB||Sun, Wed 08:43||Sun, Wed 13:28|
|ET913 from NSI||Sun, Wed 14:30||Sun, Wed 20:35|
|ET923 from ADD||Mon, Fri 8:43||Mon, Fri 10:48|
|ET923 from NSI||Mon, Fri 11:50||Mon, Fri 20:10|
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.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its close to seven decades of operations, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 91 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. 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 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. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
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Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer