Ethiopian adds frequency to New York-Newark- 19 July, 2016

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will add a fourth weekly flight to New York-Newark as of August 5, 2016.

FlightFrequency Departure  AirportDeparture  TimeArrival AirportArrival  Time
ET  0508Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun ADD9:30LFW12:00
 Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun LFW13:00EWR19:15
ET  0509Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun EWR21:15LFW11:30
 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat LFW12:30ADD21:15


Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are very pleased to augment a fourth flight frequency to New York-Newark in a short span of time since we launched the route.  In a continuous effort to offer our customers the best connectivity options currently we fly to 93 international destinations in five continents; connecting Africa to the world's most economically powerful cities like New York-Newark. Surely, availability of frequent scheduled services, will play a pivotal role in the expansion of trade, tourism and investment ties between the fast growing continent of Africa and the United States.”

New York-Newark is Ethiopian’s 4th gateway in the America’s ; currently operating daily nonstop flights from Washington DC to Addis Ababa, three weekly nonstop flights from Toronto to Addis Ababa as well as three weekly flights from Los Angeles to Addis Ababa via Dublin.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seven decades of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to 93 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Mrs. Hanna Atnafu

Manager Corporate Communications

Ethiopian Airlines

Tel: (251-1) 517-89-07/656/165/913/529