Ethiopian Airlines will commence flight services to Istanbul, Turkey as well as resume flight operations to Moscow in Russia.
Effective 15 November, the airline will commence a four-weekly linked service connecting Addis Ababa and Moscow Sheremetyevo via Istanbul using a Boeing 787-8 aircraft.
The new service will mark Ethiopian Airlines return to Moscow which it last served in May 1991 with Addis Ababa-Cairo-Athens-Moscow Sheremetyevo rotation.
Ethiopian Airlines is in the middle of aggressive network expansion. It will launch flights to Jakarta, Indonesia on 17 July, 2018 and Manchester in the UK from 1 December, 2018.
From its hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines flies to over 110 domestic and international destinations covering 5 continents using a fleet of 100 aircraft.