Ethiopian Airlines S12 Operation Changes as of 20FEB12

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Ethiopian Airlines S12 Operation Changes as of 20FEB12

Update at 0700GMT 20FEB12

As per 20FEB12 GDS timetable and inventory display, Ethiopian Airlines’ Summer 2012 operation changes as follows. Note all changes listed below were loaded into the GDS between 16-18FEB12.

As always additional changes remain possible:

Boeing 787
Airline Route on 19FEB12 FIRST (worldwide) reported Ethiopian Airlines’ initial Boeing 787 operation, which sees first flight takes off on 15JUN12, Addis Ababa – Johannesburg service (Correction: Based on operational schedule, inaugural flight is Johannesburg, followed by Dubai). The 787 is currently scheduled to offer service to Dubai, Guangzhou, Harare, Johannesburg and Lusaka. Click on the link for complete information.

Note operational aircraft changes remains possible, as delivery for Boeing 787 remains pending.

Addis Ababa – Abuja eff 15JUN12 Boeing 777-200LR replaces 767, 5 weekly service
Addis Ababa – Accra Operational aircraft changes
25MAR12 – 14JUN12 757 Daily
15JUN12 – 11AUG12 757 Day 27 763 Day x27
12AUG12 – 11SEP12 757 Day 2 763 Day x2
12SEP12 – 27OCT12 763 Daily

Addis Ababa – Bangkok – Hong Kong eff 19AUG12 Increases from 4 weekly to 5 weekly (However, overall service to Bangkok is reduced from 11 weekly to 5 weekly)
ET608 ADD0025 – 1315BKK1415 – 1815HKG 763 x35
ET609 HKG2220 – 0040+1BKK0140+1 – 0610+1ADD 763 x35

Addis Ababa – Cairo eff 15JUN12 Boeing 737-800 operates Daily (-700 operates until 14JUN12 on Day x457 from ADD, Day x156 from CAI)
Addis Ababa – Delhi – Hangzhou
*Delhi Remains Daily
*Hangzhou to increase from 5 weekly to Daily, subject to Government Approval
eff 15JUN12 Service operates with Boeing 767-300ER on Daily basis, instead of 6 weekly 767 and 1 weekly 757

Addis Ababa – Dubai Operational aircraft changes. Boeing 777-200LR operates twice a day until 14JUN12
ET600/601
eff 15JUN12 Boeing 787-8 replaces 777-200LR (except 16AUG12 – 15SEP12; See Boeing 787 entry above)
ET602/603
15JUN12 – 19AUG12 738 Day 24 77L Day x24
20AUG12 – 17SEP12 738 Day x124 763 Day 1 77L Day 24
18SEP12 – 27OCT12 763 Day 24 77L Day x24

Addis Ababa – Guangzhou eff 17AUG12 1-stop service via Bangkok on Boeing 767 will convert to NONSTOP, operated by Boeing 787-8 (see Boeing 787 entry above)

Addis Ababa – Johannesburg eff 15JUN12 Boeing 787-8 replaces 767-300ER (See Boeing 787 entry above)
Addis Ababa – Lilongwe eff 25MAR12 Overall service to Lilongwe increases from 6 weekly to Daily (3 weekly via Lubumbashi on outbound, 3 on inbound and 1 weekly nonstop in both direction)
Addis Ababa – Lubumbashi eff 25MAR12 Overall service to Lubumbashi increases from 5 weekly to 6 weekly (3 weekly each via Lilongwe on inbound and outbound)
Addis Ababa – Malakal eff 15JUN12 Service operates NONSTOP, replacing 1-stop via Juba
ET494 ADD1030 – 1230MAK DH4 x246
ET495 MAK1330 – 1530ADD DH4 x246

Addis Ababa – Maputo eff 15JUN12 Increases from 6 weekly (Day x6) to Daily. Boeing 737-700 operating
Addis Ababa – Muscat eff 15JUN12 Increases from 3 weekly (Day 246) to 6 weekly (Day x1). Boeing 737-800 replaces -700
ET624 ADD2330 – 0410+1MCT 738 x1
ET625 MCT0510 – 0750ADD 738 x2

Addis Ababa – N’Djamena Operational aircraft changes. Planned Boeing 777-200LR operation sees reduced operational period
25MAR12 – 14JUN12 73G Day 3 738 Day 15 77L Day x135
15JUN12 – 13AUG12 73G Day 1 738 Day x15 757 Day x5
14AUG12 – 14SEP12 738 Day x5 757 Day 5
15SEP12 – 27OCT12 738 Day x15 757 Day 15

Addis Ababa – Pointe Noire eff 15JUN12 Boeing 767 replaces 737-800, 3 weekly
Addis Ababa – Riyadh Operational aircraft changes; RUH departs following day
25MAR12 – 15JUN12 73G Day 256 738 Day x256
16JUN12 – 10AUG12 757 Day 5 738 Day x5
11AUG12 – 15SEP12 738 Daily
16SEP12 – 27OCT12 757 Day 1 763 Day x1

Addis Ababa – Seychelles NEW service operates 4 weekly instead of 3. Operational day change from Day x136 to Day x246 from 16AUG12

Following destinations will see operational routing, aircraft and frequency changes
Khartoum eff 15JUN12
Addis Ababa – Khartoum: Increases from 10 to 11 weekly
Addis Ababa – Bahar Dar – Makale – Khartoum: 1 weekly service CANCELLED
Addis Ababa – Makale – Bahar Dar – Khartoum: 1 weekly service CANCELLED
Khartoum – Makale – Bahar Dar – Khartoum: 1 weekly service CANCELLED

Bangui / Douala / Libreville / Malabo
Following until 14JUN12
ET903 (Day 37) Addis Ababa – Douala – Bangui – Addis Ababa. Boeing 757 operating
ET905 (Day 26) Addis Ababa – Douala – Malabo – Addis Ababa. Boeing 757 operating
ET913 (Day 5) Addis Ababa – Bangui – Douala – Addis Ababa. Boeing 767 operating
ET915 (Day 15) Addis Ababa – Libreville – Malabo – Addis Ababa. Boeing 767 operating
ET917 (Day 4) Addis Ababa – Malabo – Douala – Addis Ababa. Boeing 757 operating
ET925 (Day 37) Addis Ababa – Malabo – Libreville – Addis Ababa. Boeing 767 operating

Following effective 15JUN12
ET903 (Day 135) Addis Ababa – Douala – Malabo – Addis Ababa. Boeing 767 operating
ET905 (Day x135) Addis Ababa – Malabo – Douala – Addis Ababa. Boeing 767 operating
ET915/914 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Libreville vv. Service to Libreville increases from 4 weekly to 5 weekly, operating nonstop in both direction
ET915 ADD0945 – 1230LBV 73G 6
ET915 ADD0945 – 1230LBV 738 x256

ET914 LBV1320 – 2000ADD 73G 6
ET914 LBV1320 – 2000ADD 738 x256

*Bangui Service CANCELLED

Abidjan / Cotonou/strong> / Ouagadougou
Following until 14JUN12
ET927/926 (Day x27) Addis Ababa – Ouagadougou – Abidjan vv. Boeing 737-700 operating

Following effective 15JUN12
ET917/916 (Day 135) Addis Ababa – Cotonou – Abidjan vv. Boeing 737-700 operating
ET927/926 (Day x245) Addis Ababa – Ouagadougou vv. Boeing 757 operating (767 on Day 7; Service from 13AUG12 increases to Daily with 757

*Overall service to Abidjan reduces from 5 to 3 weekly
*Cotonou is a new destination from 15JUN12

Bamako / Dakar / Lome
Following until 14JUN12
ET907/906 (Day 136) Addis Ababa – Lome – Dakar. Boeing 757 operating
ET909/908 (Day x136) Addis Ababa – Lome – Bamako. Boeing 757 operating

Following effective 15JUN12
ET907/906 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Lome vv. Boeing 757 operating
ET909/908 (Day 135) Addis Ababa – Bamako – Dakar, 3 weekly 767. (Day 6 service, subject to Government Approval, to be in effect from 18AUG12)

Harare / Lusaka
Following until 15SEP12
ET873 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Harare – Lusaka – Addis Ababa. Boeing 767 replaces 737-800 from 15JUN12

Following effective 16SEP12
ET873/872 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Harare vv. Boeing 737-800/787-8 operating (See Boeing 787 entry above)
ET883/882 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Lusaka vv. Boeing 737-800/787-8 operating (See Boeing 787 entry above)

Bujumbura / Entebbe / Kigali / Nairobi
Following until 14JUN12
ET801/800 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Nairobi – Bujumbura vv. Boeing 737-800/767 operating
ET811/810 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Entebbe – Kigali vv. Boeing 737-700/-800 operating

Following effective 15JUN12
ET801/800 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Nairobi vv. Boeing 737-800 operating (757/767 operates on selected days)
ET807/806 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Kigali – Bujumbura vv. Boeing 737-700 operating (-800 operates on Day 4 21JUN12 to 09AUG12; Day 3 from 22AUG12)
ET811/810 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Entebbe vv. Boeing 737-800 operating (Except Day 4, operated by 757 from 21JUN12 to 09AUG12, and 767 from 20SEP12 – 20OCT12)

Following remains unchanged
ET803/802 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Nairobi vv. Boeing 737-700 operating (-800 eff 17SEP12)
ET821 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Entebbe – Kigali – Addis Ababa. Dash8-Q400 operating

Dar es Salaam / Kilimanjaro / Mombasa / Zanzibar eff 15JUN12
Services to these destinations increasing from 12 to 14 weekly with operational aircraft and routing change
Following until 14JUN12
ET813/812 (Day 246) Addis Ababa – Mombasa – Kilimanjaro vv. Boeing 737-800 operating (767 on Day 4)
ET815/814 (Day x246) Addis Ababa – Kilimanjaro – Mombasa vv. Boeing 767 operating (757 on Day 7)
ET827 (Day x47) Addis Ababa – Kilimanjaro – Mombasa – Addis Ababa. Dash8-Q400 operating
ET829 (Day x47) Addis Ababa – Dar es Salaam – Zanzibar – Addis Ababa. Dash8-Q400 operating

Following effective 15JUN12
ET815/814 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Kilimanjaro – Mombasa vv. Boeing 737-800 operating
ET825 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Mombasa – Kilimanjaro – Addis Ababa. Boeing 737-800 operating
ET827 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Dar es Salaam – Zanzibar – Addis Ababa. Boeing 737-700 operating

Following remains unchanged
ET805/804 (Daily) Addis Ababa – Dar es Salaam – Zanzibar vv. Boeing 737-800 operating (767 operation on selected days until 14JUN12)

Brussels / Milan Malpensa / Paris CDG
Following until 31MAY12
ET704/705 (Day x27 from ADD, Day x13 from Europe) Addis Ababa – Paris CDG – Brussels vv. Boeing 767 operating
ET708/709 (Day 27 from ADD, Day 13 from Europe) Addis Ababa – Milan Malpensa – Brussels vv. Boeing 757 operating
ET714/715 (Day 46 from ADD, Day 57 from Europe) Addis Ababa – Rome – Milan Malpensa vv. Boeing 757 operating

Following effective 01JUN12
ET704/705 (Day x2 from ADD, Day x3 from CDG) Addis Ababa – Paris CDG vv. Boeing 757/767 operating
ET708/709 (Day x46 from ADD, Day x57 from Europe) Addis Ababa – Milan Malpensa – Brussels vv. Boeing 757/767 operating

*Overall service to Brussels reduces from Daily to 5 weekly

Previously reported changes:
Frankfurt eff 15JUN12 Increases from 5 weekly to Daily
Rome / Stockholm eff 15JUN12 Addis Ababa – Rome – Stockholm vv operation splits to:
Addis Ababa – Rome : Daily 767-300 (plus additional 1 weekly flight continuing to London on northbound)
Addis Ababa – Stockholm: Reduce from Daily to 5 weekly, Boeing 757-200 operating nonstop

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