ADDIS ABABA (HAN) August 30.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized preparations to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros with the latest B737-800 as of the 30th of Oct. 2016.79c221e4 8ae6 4b27 b9aa ebf626c97177?t=1472539465749 Ethiopia to launch flights to Moroni, Comoros

Moroni is the largest city, the federal capital and seat of the government of the Union of the Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean.

The flights to Moroni will be operated thrice weekly via Dar es Salaam, according to the statement from the company on Monday.

Moroni will be the airline’s 54th African destination, noted the statement.

“We believe our flights to Moroni and elsewhere in our beloved continent, Africa, contribute positively to the overall development of the continent and serve as a critically essential vehicle for the flow of investment, trade and tourism,” said CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Tewolde Gebre Mariam.