Ethiopian Airlines has marked five years of successful service between Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Canada.
According to VP Marketing Ethiopian Airlines, Mrs. Rahel Assefa who graced the occasion, the success is a result of continued patronage of their customers and the support of the Canadian Government.
Assefa noted that the route has played great roles in further bonding economic, cultural and bilateral cooperation between Canada and the continent of Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines launched its maiden direct flight to Canada on 17 July 2012 using a Boeing 777-200LR. The service currently operates three times a week aboard a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.
Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 100 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.
Its young fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200F, Bombardier Q400.