Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified four star global airlines, said it resumed flight operations to Athens, the capital of Greece effective December 13, 2019.
The airline stated that Athens marks Ethiopian’s 20th destination in Europe and that the resumption of service to the city of Athens is coming 18 years after.
Filled with incredible historical sites, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world and Europe’s historical capital, where democracy was invented.
The thrice weekly flight to Athens according to the airline will be operated by the ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner.
Speaking on the flight operations to Athens, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are delighted to return to Athens, Greece with direct services. With our direct flight, Greece will be closer to Africa than ever before and to the rest of our Global network. Athens will serve as a key destination on our ever-expanding European network and offers global tourists an opportunity to explore the majestic country. As one of the world’s oldest and historic cities, the city enjoys a high level of tourism from visitors across the world. Hence, the resumption of the service to Athens will help meet the exponential demand from global tourists, as well as provide them with more connectivity options within our extensive global network.”
The stated that the inclusion of Athens, to Ethiopian Airlines’ international network, the carrier now operates to 126 destinations.