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Ethiopian Airlines Launches Flights to Istanbul, Resumes Moscow
Ethiopian Airlines will commence flight services to Istanbul, Turkey as well as resume flight operations to Moscow in Russia, reports Routesonline.
From 15 November, 2018, Ethiopian Airlines 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.