Ethiopian Airlines had made it clear in the early days of February 2018 that it seeks to launch directs flight to Chicago this year to bridge the gap of travelers between the two continents. The Ethiopian has been on scintillating form, fending off its competitors in Africa and establishing its brand as the top-notch airline in the continent. Kenya Airways, among other airline companies have not been able to keep the pace of the competition in the aviation industry giving the Ethiopian too much credit and accolades for its hard work.
Travelers will be able to fly from Addis Ababa to Chicago, one of the biggest cities in United States of America with ease and time convenience. Ethiopia’s flag carrier continues to make its mark with flights out of the continent to prove its dominance in the aviation industry. This connection between the two continents will promote better trade relationships and open business opportunities for the key players in the market.
It is believed that Ethiopian will work together with United Airlines to give the best quality to their customers. The two will operate on a back-to-back basis from either ends of the cities to ensure free flow of business. It is a gesture of the good working relationship between America and Africa that is hoped to get better. Ethiopia will be the maximum beneficiary of the partnership between the two countries with investors weighing the opportunities in the country.
Chicago being the third biggest city in U.S has a massive market for the services the Ethiopian has and could open doors for the development of other businesses to give back to its country. Ethiopian culture could find itself in the foreign land with a ready market to embrace the African culture.
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Flights are due to commence on June 2, as per reports. This is an opportunity for the growth of the aviation sector in Africa.