Maun to Become Ethiopian’s Second Botswana Destination

Ethiopian Airlines Group, one of the fastest-growing global airline brands and Africa’s largest airline announced that it will launch a thrice-weekly service between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Maun, Botswana as of June 10, 2024.

Maun will be Ethiopian’s second destination in Botswana after Gaborone, which has been served since 2016, according to a press release Ethiopian Airlines issued on Tuesday.

The new route will provide convenient and seamless connectivity for travelers from Ethiopia and other parts of Africa to the popular tourist destination of Maun, which is the gateway to the Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the world’s largest inland deltas.

Regarding the commencement of the new flight services, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mesfin Tasew said, “We are delighted to include Maun, the tourism capital of Botswana, in our ever-expanding African network.”

The addition of Maun into our African connectivity enables travelers from Maun to enjoy facilitated connectivity to the Ethiopian vast global network that exceeds 135 destinations, he said.

Maun is a strategic addition to our network as it will enable us to offer our customers a unique opportunity to explore the natural beauty and rich biodiversity of Botswana.

“Our new service does not only strengthen the tourism, trade, and the overall socio-economic ties between Botswana and Ethiopian global destinations, it also enables us to strengthen our contribution in realizing the development of air transport in the African continent,” the CEO added.

Ethiopian champions the largest network operating to more than 60 destinations in the continent, the press release indicated.

Ethiopian Airlines managed to establish convenient intra- Africa and global connections via its main hub in Addis Ababa, playing its part in the growth of the aviation industry in Africa.

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