Accra, March 17, GNA - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African Airline, has successfully landed its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at the Kaduna International Airport in Nigeria.
The operation, which was graced by the attendance of Nigeria's Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has made the Airline, the only foreign carrier to land in Kaduna Airport.
Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group CEO said: “Our daily services to Kaduna airport, with B-787 Dreamliner, allowing passengers to experience the ultimate on-board comfort, are the only international air transport service linking the capital Abuja with the rest of the world.”
He said the Airline expressed happiness to stand together with their Nigerian brothers and sisters once again in good and challenging times.
Ethiopian Airlines is a pioneer Pan-African carrier, which serves as a catalyst in African integration for the African union. Seventy years serving the continent of Africa, we are still very strong in our motto, bringing Africa together and closer to the world.
“We now proudly serve Nigeria in its four cities: Kaduna and Lagos- daily each, Kano twice weekly and Enugu thrice weekly. And as a result, we are proud to see Nigerians enjoying seamless connections to the rest of the world via Ethiopian for their travels of business and other purposes,” he added.
He said the Ethiopian also provided Nigerians with services on aviation professional training in its largest and the most advanced aviation academy on top of deploying the A350, B787 Dreamliner and the B777 wide body fleets.