January 13, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines is planning to fly to three new Chinese destinations such as Chongqing, Shenzhen and Zhengzhou, Xinhua reported.

An Ethiopian Airlines official said that “Ethiopian and the Chinese government are working in collaboration to expedite the approval process and ET will start operation right away once it secures the permit”.

Even the official added that ET plans to expand its current operations to China by increasing its flight frequencies to popular destinations such as Guangzhou to twice daily.

Ethiopian Airlines plans to increase the number of weekly flights to Chinese cities to 50, which is expected to be fully completed by the end of 2020. It was among the first African airlines to start flight services to China.

Recently, Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled a series of measures to boost its presence in the Chinese market, which is already ET’s single largest air market