Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (WIC)Ã‚Â – Ethiopian Airlines announced the launch of nonstop flights to the Seychelles from Addis Ababa beginning 01 April 2012.
The Airlines is pleased to begin services to Seychelles, which is famous for its beauty and the home of two UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites, according to Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian.
The CEO underscored that the Airlines is among the leading transporters and has fulfilled the necessary safety requirements.
Ethiopian Airlines used to fly to the Seychelles 32 years ago, which was disrupted due to capacity and other reasons.
In a harsh time where many airlines companies are closing due to the rising fuel cost, Ethiopian Airlines has managed to fly to more destinations with its established cost effective system to fulfil its aim of becoming a globally leading one by 2025.
Culture and Tourism Minister of the Seychelles, Alain St. Ange for his part said Ethiopian Airlines flight to his country will ensure mutual benefits.
According to ERTA, Ethiopian Airlines has introduced complete travel packages to the Seychelles, which include airfare, multiple-night stays at a variety of properties and unforgettable activity offerings.
Seychelles would be the 41st African destination and the 66th globally for Ethiopian Airlines.