Ethiopian Airlines, one of the fastest growing and profitable aviation group fully owned by Ethiopian government said it has suspended flights to 80 destinations because of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
(newbusinessethiopia)—It is indicated that the Airline will continue its flights to Hong Kong and Washington, among others. Ethiopian Airlines has been flying to over 110 international destinations. Meanwhile Ethiopian Airlines said that it will continue cargo flights as usual. It has also indicated that local flights will continue even though the traffic has declined by 50 percent at the moment because of COVID-19 pandemic, according to the statement Ethiopian Airlines issued over the weekend.
It is recalled that about a week ago Ethiopian Airlines has announced suspending 30 flights and losing $190 million because of the coronavirus pandemic. Globally so far over 34,000 people have died of coronavirus pandemic, while 724,900 plus are infected by the virus.
I hope prison reform will be one of the silver linings of the #COVID19 crisis in sub-Saharan Africa. #Ethiopia and #Ghana have already released prisoners to address overcrowding and safety issues.https://t.co/OeQQzzs2XS
— Judd Devermont (@JDevermont) March 29, 2020
#Adama, a town 99km away from Addis, is in a lockdown. Residents of the town are being told to stay at home. Public transportation service is halted. The move comes after three members of a family living in the city tested positive for coronavirus. @addismaleda
— Samson Berhane Asmelash (@BerhaneSamson) March 29, 2020
#Ethiopia bank leaders express worries about two emerging issues. 1) possible defaults on overseas payments as forex receipts from exports & remittances decline sharply. 2) Drop in deposits as people withdraw cash in anticipation of uncertainty over #COVID19 disruptions.
— Henok 🇪🇹 (@PreciseConsult) March 30, 2020
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