On July 19th, 2023 HE Ambassador Seleshi Bekele attended the momentous occasion and made remarks on the achievement of the milestone as Ethiopian Airlines expands its international network and enhances its presence in the United States. Furthermore, the Ambassador stated, in addition to the existing flight services to Washington, D.C. New York, Newark, Chicago and the recent addition of the Addis Ababa-Atlanta route (which started in May 2023) will further strengthen the economic ties, boost tourism and trade partnerships between the two nations; while strengthening the bilateral relations.
On this occasion, Ethiopian Airlines Regional Director for the Americas, Mr. Samson Arega noted, Ethiopia is amongst the top tourist destinations in Africa and has been designated as one of the “Top Ten Countries to Visit” by Lonely Planet. Mr. Samson Arega further added Ethiopian airlines remains dedicated with its committed team to continue its’ services and expand its destination.
The 25 yrs anniversary its flight services to the United States marks an important juncture for the continued and long-lasting relationship between Ethiopia and the United States.