Ethiopian Airlines set to raise Cape Town flights to ten a week


(Posted 08th November 2016)

Ethiopian Airlines earlier today confirmed that they will raise flight frequencies from Addis Ababa to Capetown from daily to ten a week, effective 01st of December this year.
The airline’s Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Busera Awel said when making the announcement: ‘Serving Africa is our prior commitment as a Pan-African carrier, and increasing services to Cape Town, known for the Table Mountain is part of this commitment. The increase in flight frequency to Cape Town, our third gateway in South Africa, will enable tourists and business travellers to enjoy convenient connectivity options to and from 95 Ethiopian global networks on-board our state-of-the-art fleet, Boeing 787. Furthermore, our 10 times weekly service will enhance our capacity to over 400% in a year time. We always strive to offer the best possible passenger and cargo services the industry has to offer, including a wide variety menu of meal services with the newly inaugurated modern In-Flight Catering facility, served with a multiple award winning inflight services‘. While the daily services, except Saturdays, are operated with a state of the art Boeing B787 Dreamliner will the added frequencies see the use of a Boeing B767-300.

Ethiopian currently flies to three cities in South Africa namely Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.