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Los Angeles to Lome, Togo non-stop on Ethiopian Airlines

Los Angeles to Lome, Togo non-stop on Ethiopian Airlines

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Connecting the U.S. West Coast with a non stop to West Africa is a first. Star Alliance member Ethiopian Airlines is taking the initiative  and  changed the ultra-long haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo as of 17 December 2018 and will start new route from Addis Ababa to Dublin via Madrid as of 15 December 2018.

The new route will be the only and first of its kind to connect West Africa with the West Coast of the USA with a direct flight.

The new route to LAX via LFW will be operated as per below schedule: Flight

Eff Date

Frequency

Dept Apt

Dept Time

Arvl Apt

Arvl Time

fleet

ET 0504

17-Dec-18

MON,WED,SAT

ADD

8:20

LFW

11:10

ET 788

…….

LFW

12:25

LAX

19:35

ET 788

ET 0505

17-Dec-18

MON,WED,SAT

LAX

21:35

LFW

19:35

ET 788

…….

LFW

20:50

ADD

5:40

ET 788

Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said, “We are delighted to launch yet another long-haul direct flight which takes passengers’ experience to a new level by availing connectivity between West Africa and the West Coast of the USA. Onboard our flights on the new route, passengers will as always enjoy our premium, award winning services on the most technologically advanced B-787 Dreamliner aircraft. In line with our growth roadmap, Vision 2025, we will keep expanding our vast international network, and create better air connectivity options within Africa as well as between Africa and the rest of the world.”

Africa’s leading carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has been expanding its international destinations which have now reached more than 116. Manchester, Moscow, Istanbul and Mogadishu are just some of the new destinations the airline is set to launch soon.

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