Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s biggest airline and part of the Star Alliance network, is to run daily flights to Addis Ababa from Heathrow starting July 8th. The airline, has been flying regular services from Heathrow since 1973 and the new Tuesday evening slot ensures a 7 day connection to the Ethiopian capital.
Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam commented “We are very happy to finally be able to offer a daily service to our customers to and from London. From July our customers can enjoy our state of the art Boeing 787s affording ultimate on-board comfort with much recuded noise, the largest windows in the sky, dimmable lights, higher ceiling and higher cabin humidity.”
Ethiopian runs daily services to 48 African destinations with short connections through its Addis Ababa hub including Zanzibar, Mombassa, Johannesburg and Lagos. Lead in fares start at £481 inclusive of all taxes.
From September the airline will also be moving to Heathrow’s new flagship Royal Terminal 2 which is due to open in July.
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