Addis Ababa,Ethiopian Airlines will start flying to Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwest Sichuan Province, on May 22, 2017, Xinhua reported.
Chengdu is known to be a tourist hotspot in China with attractions, including giant pandas and historic artifacts and culinary tradition.
Ethiopian Airlines plans to inaugurate the new destination in the presence of China’s Ambassador to Ethiopia La Yifan, Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam, and Abadula Gemeda, Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives at a ceremony on Sunday.
Ethiopia has already four destinations in China, namely Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Guangzhou, one of the country’s leading manufacturing regions.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency