Ethiopian Airlines has now started flying to New York-Newark from Addis Ababa, thrice a week, with effect from July 3.The airline has deployed the modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner on this route, the world’s most environment friendly aircraft with lower emissions.This new service enables passengers to connect between New York-Newark and many cities throughout Africa. At Lomé, passengers enjoy seamless connections to and from points in West Africa with ASKY, Ethiopian partner airline based in Lomé. Connections are available to and from Abidjan, Bamako, Bissau, Brazzaville, Conakry, Dakar, Douala, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, N’djamena, Niamey, Ouagadougou and Yaoundé. At Addis Ababa, passengers will be enjoying seamless connections to and from points in East and Southern Africa, including Nairobi, Dares Salaam, Khartoum, Kampala, Kigali, and Johannesburg.Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, remarked, “We are thrilled to resume our service to New York, our fifth gateway in the Americas. New York is one of the world’s most economically powerful cities and including it in our ever expanding network will play a critical role in the expansion of trade, tourism and investment between the fast growing continent of Africa and the United States. I would like to thank all who strived hard to make the route possible.”New York-Newark is Ethiopian’s 93rd international gateway and fourth gateway in North America.