Ethiopian Airlines inaugural flight lands in Maun

Ethiopian airlines PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Ethiopian airlines PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

MAUN: The first Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 747 aircraft touched down at Maun International Airport to a symbolic aviation ritual of “water salute” on Monday afternoon. Through the act, Africa’s premier airline and a major global player in the aviation space, Ethiopian Airlines marked its maiden voyage between Addis Ababa and Maun.

The route will be covered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, with a stop-over in the Zambian copper belt city of Ndola. In fact, the inaugural flight on Monday delivered its first passengers to Maun and later took away new passengers to Addis Ababa that afternoon.

All players are optimistic that the three-day weekly route will either turn into a daily routine or exponentially increase passenger tonnage or both. A major player in the establishment of the Maun-Addis Ababa route option to Ethiopian Airlines, Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) is highly optimistic about the growth.

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