Ethiopian Airlines launched a new flight to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, via Victoria Falls starting from Sunday, 30 October 2022.
Ethiopian has started four weekly flights to Bulawayo, a third destination city in Zimbabwe after Harare and Victoria Falls and a third new destination opened after the pandemic.
With the addition of Bulawayo, Ethiopian global destinations reach 131. The new flight will be operated with B787 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Bulawayo, also known as “The City of Kings” is rich in cultural history and is the second largest city in Zimbabwe after the capital, Harare.
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew, said, “The commencement of flights to Bulawayo is crucial in connecting Southern Africa to the world with our 130 destinations in five continents.”
“We are glad to serve Bulawayo, the industrial hub of Zimbabwe and Southern Africa accelerating trade with our cargo and passenger services. Our flights to multiple cities in a country indicate our solid commitment to serve our customers and support our continent as the best pan African carrier,” he added.
Bulawayo is the second largest city with the second largest airport in the country. The suitable geographical location, road infrastructure and hotel businesses have made the city a center of tourism.
The city also hosts international trade fair where people from different parts of the world gather attracting tourists and business travelers.
Ethiopian Airlines growing connectivity is backing the utilization of the huge potential of the continents tourism industry. The new flight to Bulawayo will add convenience to travelers, thereby activating the trade activities in the industrial hub of southern Africa, according to Ethiopian Airlines.