Ethiopia-Canada Trade Could Soar With New Direct Flight From Toronto

Ethiopian Airlines will start direct flight between Toronto and Addis Ababa on July 17th, 2012. (Marc Riedel - Airlines-Pictures)

Toronto Star
By Yamri Taddese

Nola Kianza makes a business trip to Ethiopia every other month, spending up to 48 gruelling hours in-transit each time.

But starting July 17, the Toronto investor will cut his trip to 14 hours as a new Ethiopian Airlines route is set to make Africa just a flight away from Toronto.

The first regular, non-stop flight between Toronto and Addis Ababa boosts trade ties between Canada and Ethiopia, one of Africa’s largest markets with a population of over 80 million.

Read more at the Toronto Star.


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