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Ethiopian Airlines moves its European hub to Dublin Airport

                                                                 Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner  Ethiopian Airlines is moving its European hub from Rome to Dublin Airport from 10th May it has been confirmed. The move will see Ethiopian transit 10 transatlantic flights per week through Dublin Airport to destinations in the United States and Canada for refuelling on the westbound leg of the journey only. Ethiopian Airline’s daily Boeing 777 flight from Addis Ababa to Washington and its three times weekly Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from Addis Ababa to Toronto will stop at Dublin Airport . As it is a transit stop, Ethiopian will not be accepting passengers in Dublin for the onward flights to either Washington or Toronto . The refuelling stop is required on Ethiopian’s westbound journeys only, as the high altitude at Addis Ababa Airport means aircraft use more fuel on take-off there. The decision in relation to the transit stops at Dublin