For Immediate Release

March 18, 2020, Toronto, OntarioEthiopian Airlines Canada will be reducing direct flights from Toronto, Canada to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to three times a week in response to the travel restrictions.

“In the weeks since COVID-19 emerged, Ethiopian Airlines continues to always put safety first for our employees and our customers. We have been following relevant health authorities and continue to demonstrate best practices in the prevention and handling of the COVID-19 in the air travel industry,” said Samson Arega Ethiopian Airlines Canada Country Manager.

Taking care of our customers

Ethiopian Airlines Canada will continue to take care of customers as this situation develops. All information on travel updates can be found on the following link:



About Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the largest and fastest-growing airline in Africa. For more than 70 years of operation, Ethiopian is the continent’s leading carrier, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian operates the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 127 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. The Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft, such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, and Bombardier Q-400 double cabin. The average age of the aircraft is five years. Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian Airlines flies direct from Toronto to Addis Ababa five times weekly. This route will now be serviced with our Airbus 350. Ethiopian Airlines is the largest airline in Africa, with one of the youngest fleets in the world. Ethiopian Airlines, a Star Alliance member, is currently the only African operator of the Airbus. 




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