Ethiopian Airlines to start daily service to Heathrow

2014-02-26 12:55
Cape Town - Ethiopian Airlines is starting daily flights from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa from the summer, reports

The airline will add a uesday evening service to its current six weekly flights July 8, 2014. It is scheduled to depart Heathrow at 21:00, while the Addis service departs at 13:00, arriving LHR at 19:00.

Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said, "We have been constrained to six weekly flights daily but from July our leisure and business customers can enjoy a greater flexibility with our state-of-the-art Boeing 787s."

This move to a daily service in June will be closely followed by the airlines move to the new Royal Termnial 2 in September.

The new Royal Terminal is set to officially open in June 2014.

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