Starting on June 16, Ethiopian Airlines will launch new service from Addis Ababa to Toronto and it will be the only regular nonstop flight from Toronto to the African continent. The flights will be operated twice a week on the airline's new B777-200LR aircraft, which has 34 business class seats and 287 economy class seats. Toronto will be Ethiopian Airline's 67th destination and their second destination in the Americas.
The new route will connect Toronto to a variety of destinations in Africa that are accessible from the Addis Ababa hub, including Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Kigali, Bujumbura, Lusaka, the Seychelles, Kinshasa, Douala, and Harare. Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO, Ethiopian Airlines said that it has been their vision to connect with Toronto and they are committed to this new route between Canada and Africa. Passengers from Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Montreal, Boston, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and San Francisco will be able to connect in Toronto for flights to Africa.
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