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Ethiopian Airlines to Increase Frequencies Between Addis Ababa and Seoul to Six Flights Weekly

Starting October 28, 2023, Ethiopian Airlines will increase frequencies between Addis Ababa and Seoul, South Korea to six flights weekly. The carrier will also deploy their latest Airbus A350-900 on the route.

Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900 - Courtesy Airbus

On Tuesday (August 22, 2023), Ethiopian Airlines announced an an increase in frequencies between Addis Ababa and Seoul, South Korea. Starting October 28, 2023, the carrier will offer six weekly flights on the route, which will also be operated with their latest Airbus A350-900. Recently, Ethiopian Airlines celebrated their 10th anniversary of service to Seoul, and the added capacity is part of this milestone occasion. A decade ago, Seoul became Ethiopian Airlines’ 73rd destination, and since that time, the carrier has nearly doubled their network, now serving over 130 destinations on five continents.

In Tuesday’s announcement, Ethiopian Airlines Group’s CEO, Mr. Mesfin Tasew, said,

“Ethiopian is the only African carrier connecting Seoul to the continent and beyond, and the additional frequencies will be significant in fostering economic, cultural, and social interactions providing more diverse and convenient connectivity options to travellers. As a pan-African carrier, it gives us pleasure to give additional flight options between Addis Ababa, the diplomatic capital of Africa, and Seoul, the rising hub of East Asia. We are especially thrilled by the opportunity to serve our esteemed passengers with the latest Airbus A350-900 modern aircraft. I take this occasion to sincerely express my gratitude to the Government of the Republic of Korea for supporting Ethiopian in enhancing its flight frequencies.”

With over 76 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. In addition to their main hub in Addis Ababa, the carrier is also pursuing a multi-hub strategy through a hub in Lomé, Togo with ASKY, in Lilongwe, Malawi with Malawi Airlines, and in Lusaka, Zambia with Zambia Airways. 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

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