PRESS RELEASE – During the pandemic, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, was the go-to airline for essential travel, repatriation flights and airlift of medical and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Emirates today announced commencing transporting passengers to 29 cities including London, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne and Manila. Emirates has also resumed transits through its Dubai hub.
Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support Africa’s travel & tourism sector which employs some 24.6 million people on the African continent.
In response to the growing demand for air cargo services following the spread of COVID-19, Ethiopian has deployed its massive cargo capacity to facilitate the flow of essential cargo such as medical supplies wherever they are needed.
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) issued new advice to national governments on repatriation flights designated as State aircraft, humanitarian flights, or commercial repatriation flights.
In response to the growing demand for air cargo services following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Ethiopian Airlines today announced expanding its cargo services to 74 international destinations.