Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Begins Service to Chongqing, China
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has connected Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China with Africa and South America with a weekly cargo flight as of 26 June 2019.
Located in Southwestern China adjacent to Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces, Chongqing serves as a node of China’s Belt and Road initiative linking the country to its western neighbors.
The route passes through Shanghai - Chongqing - Delhi - Addis Ababa - Lagos - Sao Paulo - Quito - Miami, connecting the main destinations of the three continents which cover a population of more than 3 billion people.
Ethiopian Cargo will initially fly to Chongqing once in a week using a Boeing 777-200F freighter aircraft.
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services facilitates the export of perishables, garments, mining products, and the import of high value industrial products and inputs, pharmaceuticals, among others across its global network.