Ethiopian Airlines to Start Flights to Goma

Press Release:

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of flights to Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo as of July 10, 2015.

Ethiopian flights to Goma will be operated three times a week via Entebbe using the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior. Goma will be Ethiopian 3rd destination in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), in addition to Kinshasa and Lubumbashi. Ethiopian also flies to Brazzaville and Point Noir in the Republic of Congo. Goma flights will be operated as per the following schedule.

Goma City & Lakeside Lake Kivu, DR of Congo
Goma City & Lakeside Lake Kivu, DR of Congo
Flight Days From To Departs Arrives
ET0811 MON/WED/FRI Addis Ababa Goma 13:00 14:55
ET0810 MON/WED/FRI Goma Addis Ababa 15:35 19:30

“As a truly indigenous Pan-African carrier, we consider our flights to Congo and elsewhere in our great continent as part of our responsibility to contribute to the development of Africa and to serve as a critically essential vehicle for the flow of investment, trade, tourism, and job creation.” said Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam.

With the new service, passengers to and from Goma will find convenient and hassle free connections to global destinations in Ethiopian system wide network to points in Europe, Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

Ethiopian will be the first airline to start scheduled flight to Goma, which will become the airline’s 52nd African and 91stinternational destination.

Ethiopian has been recognized as the ‘Best Regional Airline in the World’ by Air Transport World (ATW) at the 41stannual Air Transport World Airline Industry Achievement Award ceremony held in Washington D.C. on 25 February 2015.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa.  In its operations in the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 90 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service.  Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:

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Ethiopian Airlines

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publicrelations@ethiopianairlines.com

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7 Comments

  1. ras says

    this is very nice to know,now we can avoid CAA an d its bullshit so it’s going to be easy to travel directly to dubai china france…..from DEGO…..bana ya dego thanks ethiopian,mais il faut que notre gouvernement pense au transport national car c’est la base de tout developpement

  2. akili françois says

    we are the most happy we, eastern congolese. I could want to know the price of a bill from GOMA TO LUBUMBASHI
    welcome to you !

  3. charles mugidho says

    We are wishing all the best and welcome to Goma for international connection

  4. Jules Mulinganya says

    we are wishing you the best,welcome to Goma,you will help so much to develop our beautiful city.
    Goma will be opened to the world.

  5. Anonymous says

    we are wishing you the best,welcome to Goma,you will help so much to develop our beautiful city.
    Goma will be opened to the world.

  6. Mupika Paulin says

    Kindly sent your possibility to travel from Juba to Goma via Entebe day and price for return ticket

    Regard

  7. Mupika Paulin says

    We are requesting Ethiopian airline to add in his schedule Entebe, Nairobi and Dubai as destination from Goma to be competitive kindly sent your connection possibility in other African city

    Regard

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