Ethiopian Airlines has said it plans to resume services to Enugu in the south-eastern state of Nigeria from October 1, two years after the airline halted the servicing of this route due to renovations of the airport done by the federal government to improve the runway.
The airline will fly 3X weekly, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays served with the B787 Dreamliner, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
“Oct. 1 is Nigeria’s Independence Day and the flight to Enugu on that day will reinforce Ethiopian Airline’s good relations with Nigeria since the first flight to Nigeria in 1960,” disclosed Shimeles Arage the airline’s general manager
“Before the closure of the airport for runway repairs, Ethiopian was the only international airline flying to Enugu,” he noted.
Ethiopian Airlines also announced it will resume its services to Buenos Aires in Argentina.
By Victor Salton Odhiambo