first_imgEthiopian Airlines announced that it has finalised preparations to start double daily flights to Mumbai International Airport starting March 2015. The airline currently has daily flights to Mumbai and New Delhi.Both daily flights to Mumbai will be operated with the ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner aircraft, which offers passengers unparalleled onboard comfort with the largest windows in the sky, higher level of cabin air humidity greatly reducing fatigue, high ceiling, the latest in-flight entertainment system and much reduced noise.With the double daily flights to Mumbai, Ethiopian aims to provide optimal connectivity options for passengers travelling between India and its 49 destinations in Africa.Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group said, “We are very bullish on the prospects of Africa-India market. By increasing our frequency to double daily to Mumbai and expanding our code share agreement with Air India, fellow Star Alliance partner with the inclusion of domestic points in India and major destinations in Africa, we aim to become the airline of choice for travel between Africa and India by offering seamless and convenient connections thru our main hub in Addis. Going forward, we plan to increase our current frequency to New Delhi and start operations to additional destinations in southern India.”last_img