- Chidozie Uzoezie
Ethiopian Airlines Spreads Wings to Marseille, France
Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations to launch flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019. Marseille is the second-largest city of France and main city of the historical province.
The three-weekly service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from Addis Ababa and on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Marseille.
Flight ET0734 will depart Addis Ababa at 23:45 and arrive Marseille at 5:45 am local time. Flight ET 0735 will depart Marseille at 23:05 and arrive Addis Ababa at 06:35 local time.
The new service to Marseille will allow Ethiopian Airlines passengers to connect France’s second largest city to destinations in Africa, America, Asia and the Middle East through Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian Airlines launched its first flight to France in 1971 with a service to Paris, the capital city of France.
Marseille will be Ethiopian’s 20th destination in Europe. The new service will also bring the number of passenger flights the airline operates to European cities to 61 per week.
Ethiopian Airlines currently flies to 120 international destinations across five continents with young and modern aircraft with average fleet age of five years.