US-based domestic and regional carrier, JetBlue Airways (B6), and South African Airways (SA) have announced a bilateral codeshare agreement aimed at connecting the carriers’ networks via New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Washington’s Dulles International Airport (IAD). While the agreement is still pending U.S. Department of Transport regulatory approval and subject to receipt of foreign government operating authority, it will allow customers to purchase a single ticket combining SAA and JetBlue-operated flights and is an expansion of an interline agreement first inked in 2010.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
►► ETHIOPIA: Ethiopian expecting "pleasant surprise" from Boeing in Addis next week; plans Dubai as first 787 destination from 25 April.
[UPDATE 17 MAY] Believing Boeing will have a "pleasant surprise" in store for the global aviation community next week, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has tentatively scheduled its Boeing 787-8s to resume operations from April 25 with Dubai lined up as the Dreamliner's first potential destination.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
AirlineRoute reports that, as per the 08MAR13 GDS timetable and inventory display, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to extend its Boeing 787 service cancellations until 30APR13 inclusive. Due to aircraft redeployment, a number of routes will also see aircraft changes, scheduled to be in effect until mid-June 2013.
Friday, January 11, 2013
► ETHIOPIA: Ethiopian Airlines' 787 timetable for Beijing, Frankfurt, Toronto, Washington DC announced.
AirlineRoute reports that as per the 11 January 2013 GDS timetable and inventory display, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) will continue to tweak its planned Boeing 787 long haul service between now and late-March 2013.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Online aviation resource AirlineRoute states that Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to apply further changes to its planned Boeing 787 operation over the coming three months.
Friday, December 7, 2012
South African Airways (SA) has signed a reciprocal code-share agreement with fellow Star Alliance member, Air Canada (AC), effective 13 December 2012.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Effective 15 December 2012, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to switch operational aircraft in service between Addis Ababa and Guangzhou, China and Addis Ababa and Washington DC, USA as traffic demands during the period grow.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
►► UNITED STATES: Dreamliner delivery delays force Ethiopian to postpone Washington 787 route launch by 11 days.
With their second Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (MCN: 34746 | ET-AOR) now due on 26 September 2012, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) have announced a delay in their inaugural Addis Ababa - Washington DC, USA scheduled service, from 20 September 2012, to 1 October 2012.
Monday, August 13, 2012
With its first Boeing 787 due on Tuesday, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has announced its new début Boeing 787 Dreamliner destination will be Washington DC, which will receive a daily 787 flight from Addis Ababa effective 20 September 2012. Currently the flight is flown with a Boeing 777-200LR.
|ET-AOQ: due for delivery Tuesday 14 August 2012 (moonm)|
Guangzhou, China was originally slated to be Ethiopian's 787 launch destination, but was later dropped.
Ethiopian Airlines:Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Washington DC, USA
-Effective 20 September 2012
- ET500 ADD2215 – 0325+1FCO0425+1 – 0840+1IAD 787 D
- ET501 IAD1115 – 0745+1ADD 787 D
For a list of Ethiopian's Dream-Tour 787 Destinations, see this post.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
United Airlines thus becomes the second airline after North American Airlines to cancel its service to Accra.
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