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Ethiopian starts daily schedule to Addis Ababa from London Heathrow

July 10, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, today started daily flights from London Heathrow to Addis Ababa with the additional service departing London Heathrow on Tuesday evenings.

Ethiopian Airlines B787The new departure mirrors the existing schedule with departure from London Heathrow at 21:00hrs arriving into the Ethiopian capital’s Bole International Airport at 07:00hrs the next day.  The return route sees the aircraft departing Addis at 13:00hrs, arriving LHR at 19:00hrs.

Ethiopian CEO Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, said: “We are pleased to now offer a daily service to our customers to and from London, one of our most important routes. This new addition to the schedule will enable our leisure and business clients to enjoy greater flexibility in selecting their flights aboard our technologically advanced Boeing 787 Dreamliner.”

With daily flights to and from London and daily services to 49 African destinations and very short connections through its Addis Ababa hub, Ethiopian offers the shortest total travel time to its valued customers.  Lead in return fares start at £566.00, inclusive of all taxes, bookable online at; telephone 0800 635 0644 or via travel agencies.

New Ground Agent to support new services

Ethiopian Airlines has recently started working with a new ground handling company at London Heathrow, ASIG (Aircraft Service International Group), part of BBA Aviation, ahead of its move to the new Queen’s Terminal, along with other Star Alliance carriers on September 17.  Last month also saw the addition of an eighth Dreamliner to the Ethiopian fleet which will support the growing network of routes Ethiopian Airlines offers.

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