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Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Istanbul, resumes Moscow


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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.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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