ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, commenced thrice-weekly passenger service to Washington DC via Lomé, Togo as of today, June 1, 2022.
The new flight increases the Frequency of Ethiopian Airlines’ flights to Washington DC to 10 from the existing seven Weekly flights it operates via Dublin.
The flight to the U.S. capital is operated with B787-800 thrice weekly.
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew was “very pleased” with the launch of the new passenger service connecting Lomé with Washington DC.
“The U.S. is one of our most important markets due to the presence of a large African community and the growing business and tourism ties with Africa,” Mesfin said.
“The new flight further enhances the air connectivity between Africa and the U.S. and helps in fostering the economic, trade, tourism, and diplomatic ties between the two regions,” he continued.
“Going forward, we will continue to tap into opportunities for growing our services to more destinations in the U.S.”
Currently, Ethiopian is operating flights to Chicago and two airports in New York in addition to its services to Washington DC.