Ethiopian Airlines launched their second destination to Milan, Italy. Ethiopian Airlines has been flying to Italy’s capital, Rome since 1964.
By adding Milan to its network, Ethiopian reinforces the ties between the two countries enhancing trade and investment. The new services will provide our customers easy and convenient access to Italy’s fashion capital, industry and art, five times a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The first flight event was held at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, VIP Lounge -3 in the presence of his Excellency Mr. Renzo Rosso, the Italian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, invited guests and officials of the airline.
On the launching event, the CEO Mr. Tewolde said, “Our new non-stop service between Addis Ababa and Milan will not only reduce travel time between Ethiopia and Northern Italy but will also create vital connectivity between Africa and Southern Germany, Switzerland, and other Southern European Countries.“
His Excellency Ambassador Renzo Rosso on his part stated that the new services to Milan play a major role to enhance the two countries’ political and economic ties as Milan is Italy’s major business and fashion capital.The commencement of the new service to Milan marks the national carrier’s 63rd destination globally, and its seventh in Europe further enhancing the Airline’s commitment to expand its services.