Fri, 21 Jun 2019

The US is one of the largest travel markets to Africa, with increased connectivity boding well for both the traveller and the continent.

Ethiopian Airlines announced in statement it would be launching a thrice-weekly flight to John F Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York via Abidjan, as of June 17, 2019. With new the JFK flight services, Ethiopian will be serving 24 weekly flights between African and North America.

With the addition of the new thrice weekly service to JFK Airport to the already operating 4 weekly service to Newark via Lome, Ethiopian will operate to New York daily. JFK is the sixth busiest airport in the United States and an international gateway into North America. John F Kennedy Airport is the airline's second station in New York in addition to Newark, connecting the North America's gateway with its extended network of more than 120 destinations globally - including South Africa.

Cape Town just recently confirmed added US connectivity with a . Or download the News24 App here, to receive expertly curated travel ideas and deals directly to your mobile.

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