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Ethiopian Airlines to start 1st direct flights from Africa to Jakarta

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ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it will launch thrice weekly flights to Jakarta, Indonesia as of July 17, 2018.

Member of the G-20, Indonesia, is the world’s 4th most populous nation  and  10th  largest economy in the world.

With this new serve, Ethiopian will service all 5 of the most populous countries in the world. The schedule of the new service will be as follows:

Flight

Number

Effective

Date

Frequency Depture

Airport

Depture

Time

Arrival

Airport

Arrival

Time

Subfleet
ET 0628 17-Jul-18 TUE, THU, SAT ADD 0:00 BKK 13:20 ET 788
    TUE, THU, SAT BKK 14:20 CGK 18:05 ET 788
ET 0629 17-Jul-18 TUE, THU, SAT CGK 20:35 BKK 0:20 ET 788
    TUE, THU, SAT BKK 1:45 ADD 6:15 ET 788

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “We are very happy to launch a direct service to Jakarta, the first direct connection between Africa and Indonesia and the first flights into Jakarta by an African carrier. Our new service will further cement our growing footprint in Asia and will enable us to remain the carrier of choice for travellers connecting between Africa and Asia.

Indonesia is one of the most populated countries in the world with a fast growing economy and an emerging manufacturing hub. In the coming years, African and Indonesian trade, investment and tourism ties are set to grow in an exponential manner and our direct flights will make a significant contribution in the enhancement of Africa-Indonesia cooperation. News Desk

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