Ethiopian Airlines To Increase Addis Ababa-Seoul Flights

Ethiopian Airlines To Increase Addis Ababa-Seoul Flights
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This week has seen Ethiopian Airlines announce plans to increase its services between Addis Ababa and Seoul as demand continues to rise.

Using its Airbus A350-900 aircraft, the carrier will service the South Korean destination up to six times per week from October 28.

The carrier has also just marked its 10th anniversary of services to the region, which comes in as good timing.

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Ethiopian Airlines To Increase Addis Ababa-Seoul Flights
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Commenting on the increase in flights between Addis Ababa and Seoul was Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mesfin Tasew:

“Ethiopian is the only African carrier connecting Seoul to the continent and beyond, and the additional frequencies will be significant in fostering economic, cultural, and social interactions providing more diverse and convenient connectivity options to travellers.”

“As a pan-African carrier, it gives us pleasure to give additional flight options between Addis Ababa, the diplomatic capital of Africa, and Seoul, the rising hub of East Asia.”

“We are especially thrilled by the opportunity to serve our esteemed passengers with the latest Airbus A350-900 modern aircraft.”

“I take this occasion to sincerely express my gratitude to the Government of the Republic of Korea for supporting Ethiopian in enhancing its flight frequencies.”

What remains clear is that this route is a strong performer for the carrier, and also highlights the further tourist demand between Addis Ababa and Seoul also.

Looking ahead, we will see how this sixth flight operates, and whether there is any additional scope to expand this further in the future.

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