Wednesday, December 26, 2012

► ZAMBIA: Ethiopian Airlines to start Ndola ops from March 2013 as Kenya Airways adds direct Saturday flight.

EthiopianKenya AirwaysZambia's third largest city, Ndola, is to see an increase in its regional connectivity with Ethiopian Airlines (ET) set to launch 3x weekly Boeing 737-700 flights to the Copperbelt from 31 March 2013, whilst competitor, Kenya Airways (KQ), is to introduce a once weekly Embrarer E190 Nairobi – Ndola terminator service, also effective 31 March 2013.

Ndola Airport
Ndola Airport, Zambia (deniseleu)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET): Addis Ababa – Ndola – Lubumbashi (DRC) – Addis Ababa
- Effective 31 March 2013
- Current ET871 Addis Ababa – Lubumbashi – Lilongwe – Addis Ababa routing to be deprecated
  • ET871 ADD1000 – 1310NLA1400 – 1445FBM1535 – 2025ADD 73G 247
Source [AirlineRoute]

Kenya Airways in Summer 2013 is planning to operate a once weekly Nairobi – Ndola terminator service, on board an Embraer E190 aircraft. 

Kenya Airways (KQ): Nairobi - Ndola (Zambia)
- The Saturday-only nonstop service in both directions is currently not available for reservation.
  • KQ786 NBO1035 – 1210NLA E90 6
  • KQ787 NLA1300 – 1630NBO E90 6
Source [AirlineRoute]

Ndola also sees service from South African Airways (SA) and SA Airlink.