Ethiopian Airlines launches bellyhold route to Delhi


Ethiopian Airlines is to start a twice daily bellyhold service to Delhi International Airport in India.

The African carrier will operate a Boeing 737-800 on the route, which starts on 26 March this year.

Ethiopian Airlines Group chief executive officer, Tewolde GebreMariam says: “India being one of the strongest economic muscles zooming into the global economic picture, availing more frequencies would catalyze the channeling of investors from both countries and facilitating business.

“Moreover the addition of the flight would have a paramount significance in strengthening the growing economic, political, and social relationship of the two countries in particular and the two continents in general.

“Our customers will be able to make an immediate connection to cities like Hargeisa, Khartoum, Nairobi and some Southern African flights.”

The airline has in the past year has introduced services to Tokyo, Manila, Dublin, Los Angeles, Cape Town, Durban, Gaborone, Yaoundé, and Goma.