Ethiopian Airlines 787-9

Ethiopian Airlines announced plans to commence a new service between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Atlanta, USA.  Ethiopian will operate a four times weekly flight to Atlanta (ATL) starting from 16 May 2023 routing via Dublin Airport for a technical stop westbound using Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

ATL General Manager Balram “B” Bheodari said, “This new partnership with Ethiopian Airlines expands that connectivity and access for our passengers and further solidifies our position as an industry leader. We are thrilled to welcome Ethiopian Airlines to ATL.”

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew said, “We are truly delighted to open our sixth gateway in North America with the new flight to Atlanta. We have been connecting the U.S. and Africa for 25 years now and the new service will help boost the investment, tourism, diplomatic and socioeconomic bonds between the two regions. As a pan-African carrier, we are committed to further expand our global network and connect Africa with the rest of the word. We are also keen to better serve the U.S. by increasing our destinations and flight frequencies.”

Atlanta will be Ethiopian Airlines’ 6th North American destination following Chicago, Newark, New York, Toronto and Washington.

This week Ethiopian Airlines welcomed a delegation from Denver, Colorado led by the Mayor of City and County of Denver Mr Michael B. Hancock, and the Chief of Staff and the Deputy Chief of Staff of City and County of Denver. The CEO and Executives of Denver International Airport, the President and CEO of Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce to explore adding Denver its North American route network.

Image Credit: Ethiopian Airlines

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