Oct 31, 2018: Ethiopian Airlines has informed that it will change the ultra long-haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo as of December 17, 2018 and will start new route from Addis Ababa to Dublin via Madrid from December 15, 2018. The new route will be the only and first of its kind to connect West Africa with the West Coast of the US with a direct flight.

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines said, “We are delighted to launch another long-haul direct flight which takes passengers’ experience to a new level by availing connectivity between West Africa and the West Coast of the US. Onboard our flights on the new route, passengers will as always enjoy our premium services on the most technologically advanced B787 Dreamliner aircraft. In line with our Vision 2025, we will keep expanding our vast international network, and create better air connectivity options within Africa as well as between Africa and the rest of the world.”

Ethiopian Airlines has been expanding its international destinations and is set to launch new routes such as Manchester, Moscow, Istanbul and Mogadishu.

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