ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines has resumed its thrice weekly passenger flights to Bengaluru, India.
The airline announced the recommencement of after it halted operations for two years due to the pandemic.
The nonstop flight service between Bengaluru and Addis Ababa resumed as of 27 March 2022, last week, using B738 aircraft.
CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group, Mesfin Tasew said the Airlines was gland to resume flights to the commercial capital of India.
“We will be committed in serving our customers with our high quality services.” he said.
Dubbed ‘Silicon Valley of India’, Bengaluru serves as the center of technology and innovation.
Ethiopian operated its first flight services to the city in October 2019.
The flights connect the important ICT hub of Bengaluru to the ever-expanding Ethiopian network in addition to its flights to the Capital New Delhi and Mumbai.
“The addition of Bengaluru to our network is vital in meeting the demands of the fast-growing air travellers between India and Africa,” said CEO Mesfin.
The flight to Bengaluru is expected to complement Ethiopian’s existing freighter and passenger flight services to other major destinations in India.
The airlines operates passenger flights to Mumbai and Delhi as well as cargo service to Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi.