Ethiopian Airlines' A350 aircraft first flight to Russia was met at Moscow Domodedovo Airport, the only airport in the country that serves this type of aircraft on a regular basis. Located 42 kilometres from the centre of Moscow, it is one of Russia's four major airports and the eighth busiest airport in Europe, serving over 30 million passengers a year. The A350-900, the most modern Airbus aircraft that accommodates more than 300 passengers, made its maiden flight on the direct route from Addis Abeba to Moscow. The carrier operates regular flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Improved noise insulation, an increased humidity level, intelligent cabin lighting, and a personalised entertainment system are features of the Airbus 350. For business class travelers, additional comfort is provided by fully reclining chairs and enlarged monitors. Domodedovo and Ethiopian Airlines have been cooperating since 2018. During this time, the companies transported more than 37 thousand passengers. Since January 2021, the carrier has restored its flight frequency to the levels it operated in 2019, prior to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.