After seven months it was restricted from operating into Argentina by the country’s aviation authorities due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in Africa, African carrier, Ethiopian Airline has received authorisation to return to Buenos Aires, the Argentinian capital.
The airline is billed to return on January 8.
According to aviacionline.com, Ethiopian Airlines was scheduled to return to Argentina on December 13, but being an African airline, the epicenter of the omicron variant, the authorities of the South American country decided to suspend the permit for its return.
According to the company, it will have three weekly flights from Addis Ababa (ADD), Ethiopia, with a stopover in Sao Paulo/Guarulhos (GRU), Brazil, in Boeing 787-8 aircraft with a capacity for 270 passengers.
Since Qatar Airways and Emirates ceased operations in Argentina, Ethiopian is widely used for connecting to Southeast Asia and Africa, as well as Europe. Between January and July 2021 it carried 3,545 passengers, and since its landing in 2018 it has carried 174,524 travelers.