Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest-growing and the largest African airline, has finalized preparations to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros, with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, as of October 30, 2016. Moroni is the largest city, the federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean.
Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are thrilled to spread our wings farther to the Comoros islands. We believe our flights to Moroni and elsewhere in our beloved continent, Africa, contribute positively to the overall development of the continent and serve as a critically essential vehicle for the flow of investment, trade and tourism. Hence, with the new service, passengers to and from Moroni will find convenient and hassle free connection to destinations in Ethiopian wide route network to 95 cities in five continents with a minimum layover at our main hub, Addis Ababa.”
A representative of the indian Ocean Vanilla islands has said that the organization welcomes this move by Ethiopian Airlines. The Vanilla islands is now being recognized as the new tourism region and this is good for all the six islands Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion and Seychelles.