Ethiopian starts daily flight to Johannesburg with its B787 Dreamliner

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has started serving its Addis-Johannesburg route using its Dreamliner ahead of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations to be held in South Africa. Passengers traveling to South Africa for the Africa Cup of Nations from Ethiopian’s extensive destinations on the continent will have the opportunity to enjoy travelling on this ultra-modern aircraft starting December 7, 2012. They will enjoy the unique features of Ethiopian’s Dreamliner, such as wider leg space, large overhead bins, reduced noise, higher humidity, the biggest windows in the sky as well as a higher ceiling. “We are pleased to dedicate our Dreamliner on our Johannesburg route at a time that South Africa is hosting the 13th African Cup of Nations. I am sure it will be a good opportunity for sports fans and players to enjoy the ultra-modern and comfortable features of Ethiopian’s Dreamliner,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian.
Ethiopian inaugurated its first flight to Johannesburg on June 1, 1993. The airlines currently has daily flights from Addis Ababa to Johannesburg with connecting services to cities throughout the Middle East and Asia, including Tel Aviv, Guangzhou, Riyadh, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Beijing, Dammam, Bombay and Dubai.
(Press release)

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