Ethiopian Airlines will operate four times a week to Enugu, its 76th destination. Ethiopian Airlines is regarded as a Pan African airline, and is one of the oldest carriers flying to Nigeria since 1960. This had strengthening trade, cultural and tourism ties between Nigeria and the rest of the world.
Passengers from our three gateways in Nigeria – Lagos, Abuja and Enugu – now have the opportunity to fly to destinations throughout the Ethiopian network, including Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, London, Toronto, Beijing, Beirut, Dubai, Mumbai, and Nairobi.
Enugu is the capital of Enugu State in Nigeria. It is located in southeastern Nigeria. The city has a population of 722,664 according to the 2006 Nigerian census. The name Enugu is derived from the two Igbo words meaning "hill top" denoting the city's hilly geography. The city was named after Enugwu Ngwo which coal was found under.
Industries in the city include the urban market and bottling industries. Enugu has become a preferred filming location for directors of the Nigerian movie industry, dubbed "Nollywood". Enugu's main airport is the Akanu Ibiam International Airport. The main educational establishment in the city is the Enugu campus of the University of Nigeria based in Nsukka, a town north of Enugu and in the same state.