Ethiopian Airlines to upgrade its Sao Paulo services to non-stop direct flights
30-08-2017 07:45:00 | by: Andrea Ayemoba | hits: 2057 | Tags:

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, has announced that it has finalized preparations to start nonstop direct services to Sao Paulo, Brazil, currently operated  via Lome, Togo, effective September 16, 2017.

Sao Paulo, the biggest city in the Brazil and in the southern hemisphere, is the economic and financial hub of the country hosting the headquarters of numerous major corporations.

Flight Number

Frequency

Departure

Departure  Time

Arrival

Arrival Time

Fleet

ET  0506

Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat

Addis Ababa

9:30

Sao Paulo

16:15

ET  788

ET  0507

Tue,  Thu, Fri, Sun

Sao Paulo

1:35

Addis Ababa

20:00

ET  788

Weekly flight frequency in local time

Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said; “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, operated with our state of the art fleet, Boeing 787. Moreover, while operating amidst of the fastest trade lane, our flight to Sao Paulo has been providing efficient connections with 30 weekly flights to 5 destinations in China, 28 weekly flights to India, 14 weekly flights to Telaviv, 14 weekly flights to Beirut and almost daily flights to 55 cities across Africa. In December, we shall complement our nonstop service with a fifth flight frequency(Sun/Mon), which will enable tourists and business travelers enjoy convenient connectivity options to/from more than 100 Ethiopian global passenger and cargo destinations. Furthermore, this movewill also be an impetus to consolidate the multiple ties between Africa and Brazil’’.

Ethiopian  made its debut flight to Sao Paulo in 2013; coordinating its schedules with its partner airline in West Africa, ASKY, to give short, seamless and convenient connections to West Africa passengers travelling to and from Brazil.

Brazil is the largest national economy in South America with diversified economy including agriculture, industry, and a wide range of services such as ecotourism, leisure and cultural tourism.

www.ethiopianairlines.com