Addis Ababa – Ethiopian Airlines said it is striving to expand its quality domestic flights services across the nation. Ethiopian has already bought eight Q-400 Bombard Air aircraft for the service.
Domestic operation Sales and Marketing Director with Ethiopian Abebe Angessa told ENA that the airlines has attached due attention for inland services.
The director said the airline is taking tangible measures to enhance the quality of domestic flight to meet the needs for inland service.
The airline has already bought eight additional modern aircraft each with 70 to 80 seats to substitute Fokker jets which are on service for the last 15 years, he said.
The aircraft would be imported as of March 2010.
The aircraft are expected to significantly increase the number of domestic flights, he said.
Accordingly, the director said domestic flight would be launched to Humera, Metema, Warder, Shilabo Mizan, Teferi, Jinka, Warder, Denbi-Dolo, Semera and Dessie.
He said Ethiopia is working to establish information centers at airports so that the public would get update and reliable information about the service.
The airline has so far been flying to 16 towns in the country and transported some 493,000 passengers this year.
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