Ethiopian Airlines will launch 3X-weekly Addis Ababa-New York Newark services with a stop in Lomé, Togo, on July 3.
The carrier will operate aBoeing 787-8 on the route configured with 24 business class seats and 246 economy seats. Ethiopian had been considering flying to New York JFK, but has settled on Newark instead.
The Star Alliance member suspended flights to Newark in 2004 to provide nonstop service betweenWashington Dulles andAddis Ababa.
At Lomé, passengers have will have the opportunity to make connections to/from destinations in West Africa with ASKY, Ethiopian’s partner airline based in Lomé.
In addition to Washington Dulles, Ethiopian also serves Toronto and Los Angeles in North America.