Ethiopian Airlines, Dreamliner is the first B787 aircraft to land at Toronto Pearson International Airport. passengers on the Addis Ababa to Toronto route were able to experience the ultimate on-board comfort with less noise, biggest windows in the sky, higher ceiling, higher humidity and unique lighting on-board the ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner.
"As the only direct flight between Toronto and Africa, this route has created critical air connectivity between Africa and Canada. The flights have enabled Toronto to be connected to Ethiopian extensive network in Africa, via its Addis Ababa hub, including to cities such as Johannesburg, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kigali, Lusaka, Bujumbura, Seychelles, Douala, Kinshasa, and Harare.
Similarly, passengers traveling from cities in North America such as Montréal, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and San Francisco have been able to enjoy convenient connections, via Toronto, to Africa using fellow Star member carrier, Air Canada, while also earning and redeeming miles on both airlines.
Ethiopian hopes to obtain permission for additional weekly frequencies on its Addis Ababa-Toronto route so as to better serve and offer more options to the travelling public.
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, made its maiden international flight to Cairo in 1946 and now the Airline provides dependable services to 70 international destinations spanning four continents.
Ethiopian is proud to be a Star Alliance Member. The Star Alliance network is the leading global airline network offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience. The Star Alliance network offers more than 21,555 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries.
Ethiopian is a multi-award winner for its commitment and contributions towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry and in recognition of its distinguished long-haul operations enhanced by the introduction of new routes and products. Recently, Ethiopian won Gold in the African Airline of the Year 2011/2012 Awards organized by the African Aviation News Portal. Ethiopian also received the 2011 AFRAA award for being consistently profitable over the years and has won the "AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR 2011 Award" for its excellence in air cargo. Ethiopian also won the 2012 "African Airline of the Year Award" from Air Transport Quarterly Magazine.
Watch Global News reporter Sean O'Shea takes advantage of 'media day' at Toronto's Pearson International Airport last spring to take a tour inside of Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft.