One hundred and ten passengers, Wednesday, landed and took off from Kaduna International Airport with Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 flight at 11:30am Nigerian Time. Ethiopian Airline Boeing 787 landed in Kaduna International Airport with 50 passengers from Addis Ababa at 11.30am and took off with 60 passengers to Addis Ababa at 12.50 pm.
The airline landed at the airport with 50 passengers from AddisAbaba and took off with 60 passengers from the same airport to same destination. The flight which became the first international airline to use the airport following the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja left Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at 7:10 (East African Time).
The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika welcomed the passengers with a hand shake as they highlight from the plane. Sirika in an interview with the Press at airport was optimistic that other foreign airline would take a cue from Ethiopian airline to land and take off from Kaduna.