The national airline of Ethiopia is continuing on its upward trajectory with the upgrade of its Sao Paulo, Brazil flights to non-stop direct services effective 16th September 2017.
The carrier currently fly’s to Brazil’s economic and financial hub via Lome, Togo, coordinating its schedules with its partner airline in West Africa, ASKY. It debuted the Sao Paulo flight in 2013.
“We are delighted to offer our customers a faster and reliable connectivity between Africa, Middle East, Asia and Brazil with one of the shortest total Travel Time,” Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines said.
Ethiopian will operate the Boeing 787 in the four weekly flights on the route.
It plans on introducing a fifth frequency, on Sundays, in December 2017 to provide business travellers and tourists with convenient connectivity options to and from over 100 of its global passenger and cargo destinations.
The airline currently flies to Sao Paulo on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays with return flights the next day.
In 2017 alone, Ethiopian Airlines has expanded its network with the introduction of services to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Antananarivo, Madagascar; Kaduna, Nigeria; and non-stop direct flights to Singapore.