Ethiopian to Start New Services to the SeychellesFriday, 7 October 2011
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing African Airline, is pleased to announce that it will launch new services to the Seychelles, reinforcing its commitment to strengthen the eastern African network and continue to expand its wings to more African destinations. The new service will start on November 15, 2011.
The Republic of the Seychelles is the paradise of hideout for the discerning and discriminating vacationer spanning an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, 1500 kms east of Mainland Africa. The country is a world leader in sustainable ecotourism which attracts more than 400,000 visitors every year. Ethiopian will now provide more options for passengers flying from any part of the world to the Seychelles and vise versa through its strategic hub at Addis Ababa International Airport.
“We are pleased to introduce new services to Africa’s premier tourist destination providing easier and convenient access for visitors to the exotic city of Victoria and enhancing connections from there to more points across Ethiopian’s extensive global network. As part of our growth strategy, we continue to expand our presence in more African cities promoting and facilitating growth in the business and tourism sectors”, said, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.
Ethiopian will serve the Seychelles thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays with its 737 wide body aircraft.
Ethiopian also offers special fares for tour packages to the major African tourist destinations such as Mombasa, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, Dar-Es-Salaam, Johannesburg, Malindi, Maputo, Djibouti and Cairo.