The flights to Kano will be Ethiopian 4th destination in Nigeria, in addition to Lagos, Abuja and Enugu. With the start of operations to Kano, Ethiopian will be offering 20 weekly flights to and from four cities in Nigeria, avail-ing seamless and convenient connec-tivity options for the Nigerian travel-ing public to the Middle East, Eu-rope, Asia and the Americas. In particular, passengers from Northern Nigeria will be able to enjoy best possible connections, with minimum layover in Addis Ababa, to extensive Ethiopian network covering such desti-nations as Jeddah, Dubai, Cairo, Khar-toum, Beirut, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Riyadh and Mumbai.
In another development, Ethiopian Airlines was awarded the Best Airline of the Year Award at MICE Maga-zine’s 7th Annual Award Ceremony held in Beijing, China in April 2014 in the presence of 200 top travel trade professionals, travel agents, representa-tives of the national tourism offices and media from all over China.
Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde Ge-breMariam, said, “I wish to thank the travel and trade professionals, travel agents, media and above all our es-teemed customers from China for this award and for their vote of confi-dence in our airline with record number of them choosing Ethiopian for their travel needs. We pledge to work hard on continuous improve-ment of our service and keep win-ning the confidence of our esteemed customers”. Source: Ethiopian Air-lines.