The world’s busiest airport is about to get just a little busier.
The largest airline in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines, not too long ago introduced that it’ll start flying into and out of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
The service will begin on May 16 and run 4 occasions per week. The flight will originate in Ethiopia’s capital metropolis of Addis Ababa.
In a press release, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mesfin Tasew stated, “We are truly delighted to open our sixth gateway in North America with the new flight to Atlanta. We have been connecting the U.S. and Africa for 25 years now and the new service will help boost the investment, tourism, diplomatic and socioeconomic bonds between the two regions. As a pan-African carrier, we are committed to further expanding our global network and connecting Africa with the rest of the world. We are also keen to better serve the U.S. by increasing our destinations and flight frequencies.”
“Ethiopian Airlines’ new service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is yet another win for our city as we continue to develop and expand our air service to Africa,” added Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens. “As we celebrate the new connection of the rich and dynamic cities of Atlanta and Addis Ababa, we look forward to a strong and successful partnership with our new partners in Ethiopia.”
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport General Manager Balram “B” Bheodari stated “As the world’s busiest and best airport, our mission is to ship excellence whereas connecting our group to the world. This new partnership with Ethiopian Airlines expands that connectivity and entry for our passengers and additional solidifies our place as an trade chief. We are thrilled to welcome Ethiopian Airlines to ATL.”
Ethiopian additionally providers Chicago, Washington, D.C., and a pair of New York City space airports. Ethiopian Airlines at the moment operates at greater than 130 worldwide passenger and cargo locations.
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