Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Service to Bengaluru, India
Ethiopian Airlines has resumed three weekly flights to Bengaluru, after a two year suspension due to the pandemic. Flights will depart Addis Ababa on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and the route will be serviced with a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft.
On Tuesday (April 12, 2022), Ethiopian Airlines announced that they have resumed service between Addis Ababa and Bengaluru, India after a two year hiatus due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Flights will depart Addis Ababa three times weekly on Tuesdays, Sundays and Thursdays and the route will be operated with a Boeing 737-800NG aircraft. The return flights depart Bengaluru on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Thursdays. Flight ET 690 will depart Addis Ababa (ADD) at 23:00 and arrive in Bengaluru (BLR) at 07:10, while the return flight, ET 691, departs Bengaluru at 02:30 and arrive in Addis Ababa at 05:50 (all times local) In addition the Bengaluru, Ethiopian Airlines also currently offers passenger service to Mumbai and Delhi, as well as cargo service to Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi.
In Today’s announcment, Ethiopian Airlines Group’s CEO, Mr. Mesfin Tasew, said,
“We are glad to have resumed flights to the commercial capital of India and we will be committed in serving our customers with our high quality services. Ethiopian Airlines is a significant player in connecting India and Africa and beyond. The recommencement of flights connects the important ICT hub of Bengaluru to the ever-expanding Ethiopian network in addition to our flights to the Capital New Delhi and Mumbai. The flights will also complement our existing freighter and passenger flight services to other key destinations in India. The addition of Bengaluru to our network is vital in meeting the demands of the fast-growing air travelers between India and Africa.”
With over 75 years of operations, Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing airline in Africa. The carrier commands the largest share of Pan-African passenger and cargo service and operates one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the world. Ethiopian serves over 130 destinations across five continents with a fleet of ultra-modern fuel efficient aircraft including Airbus A350s, Boeing 787-8/9 Dreamliners, Boeing 777-300ERs, Boeing 777-200LRs, Boeing 777-200 Freighters and De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400s. The airline’s fleet has an average age of seven years and Ethiopian was the first African carrier to operate all of the previously mentioned aircraft types.
Source: Ethiopian Airlines