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Addis Ababa, January 24, 2023 (Walta)-Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, is set to launch a new passenger flight, five times a week except on Tuesdays and Sundays, to Copenhagen, Denmark as of 22nd of May 2023, the airline announced.
Concerning the restrat of new flight, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr Mesfin Tasew said, “We are glad to open a new route to Copenhagen, Denmark which will be our 21st destination in Europe. With the launch of the flight, Copenhagen will become a crucial gateway for Ethiopian Airlines in northern Europe and southern Scandinavia. Thanks to the wide network of Ethiopian Airlines across Africa, the new flight will enhance the air connectivity between Europe and Africa thereby facilitating trade, tourism and diplomatic relations of the two regions.”
Thomas Woldbye, Chief Executive Officer Copenhagen Airport, on his behalf said, “It has for a long time been our desire to improve the connection between Copenhagen and Africa.”
Upon the restart of the flight he added that the direct route will create new opportunities for Danish businesses, especially the pharma industry, thanks to the state-of-the-art facilities and pharma wing of Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services in Addis Ababa.
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with 315 seat arrangement, will be deployed by the national flag carrier
Ethiopian first started serving Copenhagen in November 1999 but the flight was suspended after four years operation.