Ethiopian Airlines to Launch Bangkok - Kuala Lumpur Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 3 September 2012

Ethiopian Airlines is to launch thrice weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur on 31 October 2012. The flights will operate via Bangkok.

With this new flight, Kuala Lumpur will be connected to dozens of cities in Africa via Ethiopian hub at Addis Ababa. Connections will be available to and from major African cities such as Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos, Accra, Dar Es Salaam, Entebbe, Harare and Khartoum.

Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, said, "As the fastest growing airline in Africa, Ethiopian is pleased to offer the opportunity to business people as well as tourists to explore Kuala Lumpurs potential both for investment and leisure. Ethiopian is pleased to be the first East African carrier to fly to Kuala Lumpur, connecting Africa to the Asia region and in turn strengthening the tourism and trade ties between the peoples of Africa and Asia."

Kuala Lumpur will be Ethiopian's 70th international destination and 18th in the Middle East and Asia.

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