Monday, April 29, 2013

► ETHIOPIA: Ethiopian plans changes to Johannesburg, Toronto from May/June.

Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is planning to deploy its B777-200LRs on its daily Johannesburg route effective 05MAY, replacing its current B767-300ER service, and as from 19JUN, a third weekly Addis Ababa - Toronto flight will be introduced using a B787-8.

Old Ethiopian advert for their 737-800s and 767s
Old Ethiopian advert for their 737-800s and 767s (Ethiopian)
Ethiopian Airlines (ET): Addis Ababa – Johannesburg
From 05MAY, the 777 will replace current Boeing 767 operation. From 16JUN13, the 777 will continue operation, replacing previously planned Boeing 787.
  • ET809 ADD0850 – 1320JNB 77L D
  • ET808 JNB1420 – 2055ADD 77L D
Source [AirlineRoute]

As per 29APR13 GDS timetable and inventory display, Ethiopian Airlines from 19JUN13 is adding 3rd weekly Addis Ababa – Toronto service, on board Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Outbound service operates via Rome.
  • ET502 ADD2240 – 0350+1FCO0450+1 – 0820+1YYZ 788 3
  • ET502 ADD2240 – 0350+1FCO0450+1 – 0820+1YYZ 77L 15
  • ET503 YYZ1120 – 0730+1ADD 77L 26
  • ET503 YYZ1120 – 0740+1ADD 788 4
Source [AirlineRoute]