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Ethiopian celebrating 70th anniversary, 30 years of Delhi operation and commencement of double daily service to Delhi

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fast growing and most profitable airline in Africa is pleased to announce celebration of its 70th anniversary since its inception on April 8, 1946. This milestone event runs parallel with 30 years of Delhi operation. Ethiopian made its maiden flight to New Delhi as far back as July 6, 1966 which was suspended when Mumbai operations commenced and reinstated later. The flight was a milestone between our two nations. Ethiopian Airlines gives seamless connection between Africa and India for travellers.

There is an efficient flight network connecting the two continents and during this remarkable event Ethiopian Airlines in pleased to announce the addition of a second flight daily. These flights arrive at Addis Ababa in the morning and a little after midday for a seamless connection to and from Africa. Tadesse Tilahun, Regional Director India Sub Continent said, “Ethiopian Airlines is already operating double daily flights out of Mumbai. Now we have Delhi joining the bandwagon. With double daily flights out of Delhi from March 27, 2016, the capacity ex India has increased by 100 percent. Way to go for the airline.” Mahlet Kebede, Manager Traffic and Sales Manager New Delhi said “Any passenger flying Ethiopian on this route is indirectly taking part in a history of 30 years of service. These flights have helped create business possibilities and convenient connectivity.”