#EthiopianAirlines to start direct flight to #Karachi


(Posted 09th March 2023)


Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has finalized preparations to launch direct flights to Karachi, Pakistan as of 01st of May 2023.

Ethiopian first served Karachi from July 1966 to December 1971, and resumed the service from
June 1993 until July 2004.

The upcoming flight will be operated four times a week per the below schedule:



Commenting on the resumption of services to Karachi, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO
Mr. Mesfin Tasew said, “We are excited to return to Karachi nearly two decades after
we last served the city. As the most populous city in Pakistan, Karachi will be a crucial
gateway to Pakistan and the wider South Asia region. As the only flight connecting
Pakistan with Africa, the planned service to Karachi will have significant contribution in strengthening the diplomatic and economic relations between the two regions.

It will also offer convenient air connectivity to the growing number of Pakistani investors in Africa as well as tourists.”

Karachi will be the 37th destination of Ethiopian Airlines in Asia.

Currently, Ethiopian is serving more than 145 domestic and international passenger and cargo destinations.