Ethiopian Airlines to operate maiden flight for Pakistan on May 2: Envoy

Zubair Qureshi

The Ethiopian Airlines is all set to connect the south Asian nations with the entire Africa starting its regular flight operations from Karachi to Addis Ababa on May 2, 2023.

Ambassador of Ethiopia Jemal Beker Abdula said this while talking to media.

According to him, the maiden flight of the Ethiopian Airlines would leave Bole International Airport Addis Ababa on May 1 and land at the Jinnah International Airport, Karachi on May 2. It would operate four flights a week to further bolster diplomatic and economic ties between Ethiopia and Pakistan, said the ambassador.

“This will be a major breakthrough in the bilateral relations of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,” said the ambassador adding he believed that the initiative would be a game changer for Pakistan which would get direct access to the markets of entire Africa.