Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline, is set to start thrice weekly operations to Chennai, India as of 02 July 2022.
Chennai will join the vast Ethiopian network as a fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
Ethiopian started its service to India with a debut flight to New Delhi in 1966, just 20 years after the airline was founded.
Ethiopian pioneered the air transport linkage between Africa and India.
Recently, Ethiopian marked its 50th year anniversary of uninterrupted service to Mumbai, the commercial capital of India.
The flights to Chennai will be operated using B737-8 aircraft as per the below schedule.
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr Mesfin Tasew said” I am excited that we are getting closer to our customers with our signature service and global connectivity options.
“We have been connecting Asia and Africa for 55 years now facilitating trade between the two continents.
“The addition of Chennai as a fourth passenger destination in India is a testimony of our resilience and unwavering commitment to serve our customers in India and the continent at large.
“We will continue to serve India with enhanced frequency and more destinations in the future. “