Ethiopian Airlines UK Flight Schedule Amendments

31 Mar 2020

Ethiopian Airlines, has today announced the following temporary schedule adjustment to its UK flight operation, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

From April 1, 2020, for a period of 4 weeks, the airline has paused the 4 x weekly Manchester operation and reduced its daily operation to Heathrow to 3 x weekly (Wed/Sat/Sun). The 3 weekly flights will continue to allow for urgent cargo supplies and transiting passengers from the UK and Africa to be repatriated.

Commenting on the schedule changes, Michael Yohannes, Ethiopian Airlines Country Manager UK, remarked “I would like to thank our passengers for their patience during these tough unprecedented times and look forward to welcoming them back on-board in the future. I would also like to thank all Ethiopian staff across the network and particularly in the UK who over the past few weeks have risen to the challenges and been amazing in helping us sustain and operate our scheduled operation as planned.

As of Sunday, March 29, 2020, Ethiopian Airlines suspended flights to more than 80 international destinations. For details of all COVID19 news in relation to flight restrictions and worldwide contacts go to bit.ly/EthiopianAirlinesCOVID19.

 

 

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Note to Editors:

About Ethiopian:

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success. Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network, operating the youngest and most modern fleet to 127 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing777- 300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin; with an average fleet age of five years. 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 has seen it become the leading aviation group in Africa with Seven Strategic Business Units: EthiopianInternational Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian Ground Services, Ethiopian Express Services, and Ethiopian Airports. Ethiopian is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past eight years.

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