Ethiopian Airlines launches weekly cargo service to Hyderabad
April 27, 2020: The maiden cargo flight of Ethiopian Airlines from Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia landed in Hyderabad on April 26, 2020.
April 27, 2020: The maiden cargo flight of Ethiopian Airlines from Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia landed in Hyderabad on April 26, 2020. The Ethiopian flight ET 3612 (Arrivals)/ET 3613 (Departures) landed at Hyderabad International Airport on Sunday at 8.16 pm and departed at around 11.30 pm to Ethiopia.
“Expected to be operating one frequency per week, Ethiopian Airlines will be operating Boeing 777-300 aircraft with a capacity of 50 MT per flight. This new direct connection between Hyderabad and Ethiopia throws open new opportunities to reach out to the markets in Africa and beyond leveraging the robust cargo network of the Ethiopian Airlines,” says the Hyderabad Airport release.
A new chapter for us as RGIA meets Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)! We delightfully announce the launch of a new charter flight for cargo by Ethiopian Airlines. The big bird will grace the runways weekly. #GMR #RGIA #HyderabadAirport @flyethiopian @MoCA_GoI @HardeepSPuri pic.twitter.com/TOP7osSY5S— RGIA Hyderabad (@RGIAHyd) April 26, 2020
With the latest addition of Ethiopian Airlines, GMR Hyderabad International Airport is now handling 12 freighters weekly along with some special cargo charters, which are connecting Hyderabad to all major international destinations in the United States of America, European countries, Middle-east, Africa, Far East, etc. - moving emergency supplies. Among the key scheduled freighters that are operating from Hyderabad International Airport include - Cathay Cargo, Turkish Cargo, Qatar Cargo, Lufthansa Cargo, SpiceXpress Cargo (Domestic and international) and BlueDart Cargo.