Ethiopian Airways Set To Increase Moscow Flight Schedule

Ethiopian Airways Set To Increase Moscow Flight Schedule

The African Airline is including new capability to Moscow, Atlanta, and Copenhagen.

On February 1, Ethiopian Airways introduced its plans to extend scheduled flights between Addis Ababa and Moscow to serve the rising visitors to and from Russia.

After almost eight months with no direct flights to Russia, the African airline resumed flights to Moscow in September. Ethiopian Airways informed Sputnik that from June 2023, the frequency of flights would improve from three to 4 every week, with journeys on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

For years Ethiopian Airways has been one of many few African airways with direct flights to Moscow’s Domodedovo Worldwide Airport. Flying to over 130 locations worldwide, the brand new schedule will improve accessibility to Africa, Asia, and North and South America for passengers touring out of Russia.


New path to the world’s busiest airport

With most airways virtually absolutely recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, Ethiopian is among the many many carriers increasing their route networks. Final month the African service introduced plans to extend its presence within the USA. From Could 2023, Ethiopian Airways will add a path to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Worldwide Airport with as much as 4 weekly flights.

With flights to Chicago (ORD), New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), and Washington (IAD), the brand new path to Atlanta will make this Ethiopian Airways’ fifth vacation spot within the USA. Visitors between Atlanta and Addis Ababa can attain 15,000 passengers yearly, all being oblique by way of different hubs. Including a direct route between the 2 locations might be extremely worthwhile for the East African airline.

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Atlanta isn’t a hub for the Star Alliance group, so Ethiopian Airways is reportedly engaged on reaching a codeshare settlement with Delta Air Strains. The final time an African service flew between the continent and Atlanta was in 2006, when South African Airways operated flights between O.R Tambo and Hartfield-Jackson.

Africa’s largest airline

Along with flying to the world’s busiest airport, the East African airline will quickly launch its twenty first vacation spot in Europe. As of Could 2023, Ethiopian Airways will open a path to Denmark, with plans to function 5 weekly flights. The brand new flight will improve the connectivity between the 2 areas and enhance commerce and tourism between Europe and Africa. Thomas Woldbye, the Copenhagen Airport CEO, stated in an announcement;

“It has for a very long time been our need to enhance the connection between Copenhagen and Africa. Subsequently, it’s actually excellent news, that Ethiopian Airways, who for the final 5 years have been awarded as the most effective airline in Africa, now will begin flying to Copenhagen. The airport in Addis Ababa have grown to turn into considered one of Africa’s most essential HUB’s, with onward connections to greater than 60 totally different cities in Africa, thus this new route shall be an incredible gateway to the entire continent for Copenhagen.”

With a fleet of over 144 trendy plane, Ethiopian Airways is Africa’s largest airline. Though serving as much as 131 locations worldwide, the African service’s most essential routes are throughout the continent. It has a median of 64 worldwide passenger flights departing Addis Ababa for different African cities day by day.

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Since commencing operations in 1945 with a weekly service to Cairo, the Airline has come a good distance in serving passengers. Early on, it realized {that a} profitable future trusted first growing a far-reaching pan-African route community, and that goal has been largely fulfilled.