Continuing with its recovery of flights, Ethiopian Airlines will increase operations between Buenos Aires in Argentina and Sao Paulo in Brazil from July.
The services increase is in response to the demand for July that arises as a result of the winter holidays and will be starting on the 1st of July when the East African carrier will introduce the fourth weekly flight according to Aviaciononline.
The route operated on a fifth freedom basis is currently performed by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner with 270 passenger capacity, going three times a week from Bole International Airport, in Addis Ababa, to Guarulhos airport in São Paulo and Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires.
The flight schedule will be as follows:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
– Arrival from Addis Ababa to Guarulhos at 16:15
– Departure from Guarulhos to Ezeiza at 17:30
– Landing in Ezeiza at 8:25 p.m.
– Departure from Ezeiza to Guarulhos at 9:55 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
– Arrival from Ezeiza to Guarulhos at 00:30
– Departure from Guarulhos to Addis Ababa at 01:45 am
Alongside the Ethiopian Airlines South American link, other airlines connecting Africa and South America include TAAG Angola which is the largest operator in this market with flights from Luanda to both Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Brazil and TACV Cabo Verde Airlines which offers flights between Fortaleza and Praia and Sal in the Atlantic Ocean archipelago.