Ethiopian Airlines will re-structure its United States network, opening new destination, adding frequencies and shifting gateways as of the summer of 2019.
The new network is aimed at giving passengers travelling between the United States and Africa the best possible connectivity and shortest routes.
Washington D.C. flights will be increased from daily to 10 weekly flights. The additional 3 flights will pass thru Abidjan departing from Addis Ababa in the morning and arriving in Washington D.C. in the evening.
As part of the restructuring, the airline will also increase its flights to Chicago from the current three weekly to five weekly flights.
From the planned daily flights to New York, four will be served via Lomé to Newark and three will be via Abidjan to JFK airport.
Ethiopian Airlines will launch a new flight to Houston, which will replace Los Angeles, and will be served three times per week via West Africa.
The new Houston flights will be the only connection between Houston and Africa and will be served with the Boeing 787 which offers passengers unparalleled on-board comfort.
Ethiopian Airlines has been expanding its destinations which have now reached more than 119. Manchester, Moscow and Mogadishu are some of the new destinations the airline launched recently.