Addis Ababa terminal goes operational
THE NEWEST terminal at Addis Ababa/Bole, described to be among the safest in the world, has opened its own doors.
According to Tewolde GebreMariam, team CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, the terminalto be employed by the nation’s flag carrier — was”made, not re-purposed, with bio safety and bio safety in mind”, no matter the COVID-19 pandemic. Planned to accommodate up to 22 million passengers Each Year, customers will benefit from a”contactless” travel
Through decreased touchpoints and technology for example eight e-gates.
The principal features of the building comprise 60 entry counters, a large shopping mall (using many restaurant and entertainment places ), a 53,819 sq ft lounge, 32 immigration counters plus a security facility. On the ramp, there are a trio of touch gates for widebody forms along with ten
“While Addis Ababa/Bole has overtaken Dubai [many travellers have transferred through the UAE hub in the Middle East for onward connections] to become the greatest gateway to Africa last year, the new terminal will play a vital role in cementing this position. What makes the brand new terminal unique is that it’s the initial [example] on earth to be finished after [the onset of the] COVID-19 [pandemic],” GebreMariam said.
(Photos Ethiopian Airlines)