Ethiopian Airlines the national airline of Ethiopia will operate daily service between Addis Ababa and London Heathrow from July. The airline currently flies its B787 Dreamliner between the two cities six times weekly, every day except for Tuesday. Starting from 8th July, Ethiopian will add a Tuesday evening service to this schedule. The outbound service will depart Addis Ababa at 1300 and land at Heathrow at 1900, while the return flight will leave LHR at 2100 and arrive in Addis Ababa at 0700 the following day.
In the words of Tewolde Gebremariam, Ethiopian CEO, the airline is happy to offer daily service to and from London, which is one of the most important routes of airline. The airline has been constrained to six weekly flights but from July, leisure and business travellers can enjoy a greater flexibility with state-of-art Boeing 787s affording ultimate onboard comforts such as dimmable lights, much reduced noise, higher ceiling and higher cabin humidity and largest window in the sky,
Ethiopian Airlines will move into Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 in September, where it will join 22 other Star Alliances based there. Being a part of Star Alliance the airline provide passengers access to 21,900 daily departures in 195 countries and 1,300 plus airports.