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Ethiopian to launch service to Freetown

ADDIS ABABA, February 25, 2024

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest network operator in Africa, has announced the launch of a thrice weekly passenger services to Freetown, Sierra Leone, via Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, starting from May 31. 
This new route marks yet another milestone in the airline's extensive network expansion endeavour, connecting more African countries and providing travellers with convenient and efficient travel options. 
The new thrice weekly services to Freetown will be operated using the most modern and eco-friendly Boeing 787-800 aircraft, offering passengers a comfortable and enjoyable flight experience. 
The B787 is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including spacious seats, personal entertainment systems, and onboard Wi-Fi, ensuring a pleasant journey for all passengers. 
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew said: “We are delighted to expand our West Africa network with the addition of Freetown, Sierra Leone. This new route, set to launch in May 2024, will not only provide our passengers with more options for travel, but also facilitate increased tourism, trade and investment opportunities between Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso. As we continue to grow and connect with more destinations, we are committed to fostering cooperation and partnership between our countries.”
Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean in the western hemisphere of Africa and the largest city in Sierra Leone, a country known for its natural beauty and diverse wildlife.  - TradeArabia News Service


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