Ethiopian Airlines marks 20 years of service connecting Washington to Africa

by EthioForum – Ethiopian Airlines, the most profitable and largest airline in Africa by revenue, marks 20 years of service between Washington Dulles and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian airlines first inaugural flight to Washington, its very first in the western hemisphere, was inaugurated on June 4, 1998. It was a humble beginning, flying just twice a week with a stop over in Rome. Ethiopian now operates a daily non-stop flight between Washington and Addis Ababa. The non-stop flight from Washington to Addis was inaugurated on December 24, 2010.

Since then, Ethiopian has expanded its wings in the Americas flying to Newark/New York, Chicago (June 10, 2018), Los Angeles , Toronto, São Paulo and Buenos Aires.

Ethiopian is now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world and it will receive its 100th aircraft this month.



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