Starting in December 2017 a new aircraft will be arriving to Toronto. The flight will be operated with Ethiopian’s brand new and ultra-modern B787-900 XWB (Xtra Wide Body) aircraft the largest of Dreamliners series. This Dreamliner is configured with 30 seats in Ethiopian’s Cloud Nine business class and 296 seats in economy class.
“ This is exciting news for us as we continue to grow. With the increase in flights we most recently announced our goal is to maintain youngest fleet in the industry. Its part of our 15 years strategic road map, vision 2025,” said Birhan Abate, Ethiopian Airlines Canada Country Manager. Abate added “the new aircraft also offers a bigger baggage and cargo capacity to uplift.”
Ethiopian recently increased its frequency from three flights to five per week. Operating five times a week with non-stop flights from Toronto to Addis Ababa on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting in December. Toronto (YYZ) is Ethiopian’s 67th international destination, the second in the Americas.
Ethiopian Airlines is the only direct flight non-stop from Toronto to Africa. From Toronto travellers can connect to dozens of cities in Africa via Ethiopian’s hub at Addis Ababa, including Johannesburg, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, and Harare.