Ethiopian Airlines starts freighter operations to Bengaluru

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 Freighter

Ethiopian Airlines has started freighter flights to Bengaluru on 2 December – its fourth destination in India and adds to Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai.

Bengaluru is home to more than 2000 high-tech companies and increasingly seeing a high growth in biotech, healthcare and construction industries.

The city also has around 200 biotech companies making it the largest biotechnology cluster in India, while it is nanotechnology hub on the lines of IT and biotech sectors.

Ethiopian Cargo managing director, Fitsum Abady says the carrier is at the centre of the China-India-Africa lane helping growth of cargo.

Ethiopian has 25 dedicated cargo destinations worldwide, including 15 dedicated cargo destinations in Africa, and has the largest cargo network in Africa.