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Ethiopian to Launch Flights to New York

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

ethiopian b787Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, will commence scheduled thrice weekly flights to New York-Newark from Addis Ababa with its modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The Newark flights via Lomé, Togo will start from July 3, 2016.

Ethiopian will be deploying the modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner on this route, which not only offers unparalleled onboard comfort to passengers, but is also the world’s most environmentally friendly aircraft with its lower carbon and noise emissions. Ethiopian’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner is configured with 24 business class and 246 economy seats, all of which are equipped with Ethiopian’s renowned audio-visual inflight entertainment consoles.

The schedule for this new flight will be as follows:

Flight Days Origin Departure Arrival Destination
ET508 Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Addis Ababa 0945 1200 Lomé, Togo
  Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lomé, Togo 1300 1915 New York-Newark
ET509 Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday New York-Newark 2115 1130* Lomé, Togo
  Monday, Wednesday, Friday Lomé, Togo 1230 2115 Addis Ababa

                                * flight arrives one day later

Passengers will be able to connect between New York-Newark and many cities throughout Africa.  At Lomé, passengers will enjoy seamless connections to/from points in West Africa with ASKY, Ethiopian partner airline based in Lomé.  Connections will be available to/from Abidjan, Bamako, Bissau, Brazzaville, Conakry, Dakar, Douala, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, N’djamena, Niamey, Ouagadougou and Yaoundé. 

At Addis Ababa, passengers will enjoy seamless connections to/from points in East and Southern Africa, including Nairobi, Dares Salaam, Khartoum, Kampala, Kigali, and Johannesburg.

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