Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines launches cargo flights to Xiamen and Shenzhen

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, has launched two  weekly freighter flights connecting Xiamen with São Paulo and Santiago via Addis  Ababa. Ethiopian also plans to commence two weekly freighter flights between Shenzhen and Liège with effect from February 17, 2023. Ethiopian will deploy B777 Freighter on the new cargo  routes.  

Regarding the launch of the new flights, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin  Tasew said, “We are glad to expand our reach in China adding Xiamen and Shenzhen in our  global freighter network. The new cargo flights will be instrumental in facilitating cargo shipments  across the world by improving air connectivity among China, Africa, Europe and South America.  As the largest cargo network operator in Africa and a key air cargo service provider globally,  Ethiopian Airlines will continue expanding its services around the world by opening new routes  and increasing flight frequencies so as to facilitate global trade and the flow of goods.”  

Ethiopian is launching these new flights as it marks the 50th anniversary of the start of  its passenger service to China back in 1973. Xiamen and Shenzhen will join the vast  Ethiopian network increasing its cargo destination in China to eight, including  Guangzhou, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Changsha, Wuhan and Chengdu. In addition to the  cargo services, Ethiopian currently flies to four passenger destinations namely, Beijing,  Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shanghai with its enhanced services and modern fleet.

As one of the leading global air cargo operators, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services  covers more than 130 international destinations around the world with both belly hold  capacity and 68 dedicated freighter services. 

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, one of the major strategic business units within  the Ethiopian Airlines Group, has been winning global awards for its remarkable  performance and service excellence.