Business News of Wednesday, 16 May 2018Source: Jedidah PromotionsManchester airport secures flights to Addis Ababa with Ethiopian airplanesManchester Airport CEO Andrew Cowan and Ethiopian airlines CEO, Tewolde GebremariamManchester Airport has secured a landmark route into the heart of Africa, underlining its pivotal role in connecting the North to the world’s most important markets. Ethiopian Airlines today confirmed it will operate a four-times-a-week service to Addis Ababa, the East African nation’s capital. Ethiopian, which flies to more destinations in Africa than any other carrier, will operate the ultramodern B-787 on the route with business and economy classes. It will serve as a key trade route for Northern businesses, opening up fresh export opportunities and delivering cost and journey time savings to those already operating there. Manchester Airport CEO Andrew Cowan said “The introduction of this route underlines the critical role Manchester Airport plays in connecting the people and businesses of the North to the world’s most important markets".
Source: Ethiopian News May 16, 2018 02:48 UTC