Ethiopian Airlines Touches Down in Conakry, Guinea
Ethiopian Airlines yesterday, 2 February 2017, commenced scheduled flight services between Addis Ababa and Conakry International Airport, Guinea.
The inaugural flight which departed Addis Ababa in the morning, touched down at the Conakry International Airport, Guinea in the evening following a stopover in Abidjan.
The welcome ceremony was witnessed by Mme. Sidibe Fatouma KABA, Guinea Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Toure Mohamed, Secretary General Guinea Transport Minister, Guinean diplomatic community, Mr. Mesfin Tassew, Chief Operating Officer Ethiopian Airlines and others.
The new route will be operated four times weekly via the airline’s existing Abidjan service using one of its 270-seat Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
Ethioipan Airlines currently faces no direct competition as no other airline currently operates between the two African cities.
With this new linked service to Conakry, Ethiopian Airlines now flies to 24 destinations in Central and West Africa.
Conakry is the capital and largest city of Guinea. Conakry is a port city on the Atlantic Ocean and serves as the economic, financial and cultural centre of Guinea.