Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will fly between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, and Geneva, Switzerland three times per week starting on June 3, 2018. The route will be served via Milan.

Ethiopian will operate the route with the Boeing 787-800, one of the most technologically advanced aircraft in the airline’s fleet.

“Geneva hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world, making it a global hub for diplomacy. It’s a perfect complement to Addis our main hub and Africa’s diplomatic capital with the headquarters of the African Union and the UN’s Economic Commission for Africa (ECA),” said Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group. “Government officials and staff from regional and international organizations in Geneva and across our extensive African network will be able to enjoy seamless and convenient connectivity enabling to carry out their mission with ease and conveniences.”

Flight ET0726 will depart Addis Ababa at 23:10 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The flight will land in Milan at 5:20 (+1 day). The aircraft will then continue on to Geneva at 6:20, arriving at 7:25.

The return flight, ET0727, will depart Geneva at 20:45 on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. It will land in Milan at 21:50. The second leg of the journey will leave Milan at 22:50 and arrive in Addis Ababa at 5:50 (+1 day).

Ethiopian is the fastest growing airline in Africa and has become one of the continent’s leading carriers for efficiency and operational success. It flies to over 100 international and cargo destinations around the world. Its fleet, one of the youngest in the world, includes Airbus A350s, Boeing 787-8s, Boeing 787-9s, Boeing 777-300ERs, Boeing 777-200LRs, Bombardier Q400s, and Boeing 777-200 freighters, among others.

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