Chicago joins Ethiopian global network

Addis Ababa, June 11, 2018 (FBC) - Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian), has started services to Chicago as of June 10, 2018.

The inaugural flight to Chicago was announced at a colorful ceremony held yesterday in the presence of US Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Michael Raynor, members of the diplomatic corps, Ethiopian executive management members, and invited guests.

Group CEO of Ethiopian, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said “The flight will further boost the growing economic and people-to-people relations between the U.S. and Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular by enabling greater flow of trade, investment and tourism,”

Ambassador Raynor, for his part said, “The US Government and the American Embassy in Addis Ababa will continue to support the growth of the airline.”

Ethiopian has deployed one of its Boeing 787 aircraft on the route. Chicago is Ethiopian fourth destination in the U.S. and the seventh in the Americas.

It is the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline.

Posted by Amare Asrat