Ethiopian Cargo introduces new route featuring several destinations

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood July 10, 2019 13:42

Ethiopian Cargo introduces new route featuring several destinations

Ethiopian Cargo has introduced a new weekly service to Chongqing in Southwest China.

The service will utilise Boeing 777F aircraft and will include several destinations such as Shanghai, Delhi, Addis Ababa, Lagos, Sao Paulo, Quito and Miami in the route.

Tewolde GebreMariam, group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, said: “We are excited to have launched a freighter service to Chongqing, Southwest China. We are among the veteran carriers that started serving the People’s Republic of China back in the early 1970’s, a long-standing and multi-faceted ties which has translated into a flourishing trade and investment, cultural and bilateral cooperation between Africa and China.

“Our new cargo service augments the development of China-Africa bilateral trade and expands on China’s already growing ‘Belt and Road’ initiative, while supporting our strategic initiatives to expand our global cargo operations.”

Ethiopian Cargo has 19 dedicated aircraft.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood July 10, 2019 13:42