Ethiopian Airlines 737-800. Photo: Courtesy, Boeing. Ethiopian Airlines said that Lome-based ASKY Airlines, in which it now holds a 40% stake (ATW Daily News, Jan. 11, 2010), is preparing to start long-haul operations. "This is the next step, routes to Europe and to Johannesburg," Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told ATW on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Singapore last week. "Maybe [ASKY] will get a 767 for these new operations … We are very close to" ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Ethiopian Airlines-affiliated ASKY eyeing long-haul routes" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.