#EthiopianAirlines returns to the ancient city of Axum with daily flights


(Posted 10th June 2024)


Ethiopian is resuming its flights to the city of Axum following the successful completion
of extensive maintenance work on both the airfield and terminal facilities, with contract
amount of 290 million Ethiopian Birr (ETB). Ethiopian Airlines is committed to providing
unparalleled services on this route, connecting travelers to the rich cultural heritage of


Sending his congratulatory message over the flight resumption, Ethiopian Airlines
Group CEO, Mr. Mesfin Tasew said, “We are truly pleased for reinstating our flights to Axum,
a cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its cultural significance. Our return to Axum with a daily service after the massive investment on airport facility maintenance is a testament to our commitment to boost air transportation services in the country. As a national carrier, we are determined to invest in and improve our flight offerings nationwide.’’

Axum is home to the ancient Axumite Kingdom, and it is a significant symbol of Ethiopia
as an origin to one of the oldest civilizations.

Ethiopian currently serves 20 domestic destinations. This commitment is also underscored by their
ongoing efforts to construct and modernize aviation infrastructure across the country.

It should be recalled that Ethiopian recently inaugurated the $50 million transformed Addis
Ababa Bole Domestic Terminal that marks a significant milestone in enhancing the travel
experience within Ethiopia. Additionally, they have successfully launched modern
terminals in Gode and Jinka further expanding domestic travel with state of the art facilitied.

Ethiopian is set to unveil the Wako Gutu Airport Terminal in Bale Robe soon, a town in the south-central Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

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