Ethiopian Airlines launched 5X-weekly Addis Ababa-Buenos Aires Ezeiza services, March. 8. The flight is being operated with a Boeing 787-8 and makes a stop in Sao Paolo Guraulhos, Brazil.

Buenos Aires is Ethiopian’s sixth Americas’ destination. The others are Washington Dulles, New York Newark, Los Angeles, Toronto Pearson International and São Paulo. Addis Ababa-Chicago O’Hare services will start June 2. Ethiopian is a Star Alliance carrier.

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam noted that the inaugural Buenos Aires flight was operated by an all-women crew to mark International Women’s Day.

Kurt Hofmann