Ethiopian Airlines has concluded plan to start flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa, from Lagos via Lome from June 15, 2019. The General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, Mrs Firihiewot Mekonnen, who disclosed this at the weekend said the flights will operate daily from Lagos via Lome.
With the proposed flight, the airline, which is the largest aviation group in Africa, said it would provide seamless connections for Johannesburg-bound passengers from Lagos and Lome, the Togolese capital. Meanwhile, as the African Football Nations Cup is about to begin alongside Nigeria’s participation in the FIFA female World Cup, the airline said it would provide connections to the host countries of France and Egypt.
The airline said it would replicate its services provided to fans of the globally renowned British football teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in their travel to Madrid where the teams played for European Champions League final match. Ethiopian Airline said it deployed three chartered flights from London, Liverpool and Manchester carrying the fans to Madrid.
“Ethiopian Airlines is delighted that the supporters of the football teams enjoyed the features of its latest aviation technology aircraft along with the airline’s award-winning customer service and the overall travel experience. Ethiopian Airlines would like to thank the fans for choosing and giving us the opportunity to serve them”, she said.