Ethiopian expands to Niamey


Ethiopian Airlines has announced the start of four weekly services to Niamey, in the Republic of Niger, starting on 20 November.

These new flights will operate with Ethiopian’s Boeing 757-200 aircraft, with 16 seats in Ethiopian’s Cloud Nine Business Class and 151 seats in Economy Class.

Flight ET937 will depart from Addis Ababa at 09h50 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and will arrive in Niamey at 12h30. Flight ET936 leaves Niamey on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 12h55 and lands in Addis Ababa at 20h05.

Niger becomes Ethiopian’s 47th destination in Africa. With its partner ASKY in West Africa, Ethiopian has service to 34 countries in Africa.

“Africa is on the rise and we are here to support the continent’s growth by providing critically essential air connectivity for the increased flow of investment, trade and tourism,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian.

Passengers to and from Niamey will be able to  connect to destinations on Ethiopian’s route network, including Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Nairobi, Dubai, Beirut, Mumbai, Muscat, Cairo, Delhi and Hangzhou.