It was reported that Ethiopian Airlines will begin airlifting passengers touring abroad from Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The airline informed travellers that ticket pricing from Enugu Airport is now competitive when compared with Lagos and Abuja.
Accordingly , Ethiopian Airlines has appealed to the Igbos who wish to travel outside Nigeria to contact Ethiopian Airlines through Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, for overseas trips
According to the report, the Manager of the company, Henok Sirak, made this disclosure whereas speaking to journalist, noting that there isn’t any need for the residents of the south east to travel to Lagos or Abuja to board International flights.
Speaking further, Sirak stated that international travellers from Enugu, Anambra, Ebonyi, Port Harcourt, Imo, and Abia can now fly and ship their import and export from Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu to over 125 Countries.
He concluded that Ethiopian Airlines is now ready to do business with Ndigbo and reduce their pains of traveling to Lagos or Abuja before embarking on international trips.