Ethiopian Airlines on Wednesday 05JUN13 continued its daily adjustment for its planned Boeing 787 operation. Latest changes see Addis Ababa – Toronto service operating with Boeing 787 aircraft 3 times a week from 16JUN13. Previously the Star Alliance member planned to operate 2 weekly 777-200LR and 1 weekly 787-8 from this date.
ET502 ADD2200 – 0310+1FCO0410+1 – 0750+1YYZ 788 135
ET503 YYZ1000 – 0040+1FCO0140+1 – 0830+1ADD 788 246
ET is adding 3rd weekly service from 19JUN13, while service operates via Rome as technical stop in both direction.
From 24AUG13 to 31AUG13, Day 15 from ADD, Day 26 from YYZ operated by 777-200LR
Latest update for the list of Ethiopian Airlines’ planned and past Boeing 787 routes (since 27APR13) as of 05JUN13 as follows. Further changes is highly possible.
Addis Ababa – Nairobi One-off service on 27APR13, First Boeing 787 resumed service
Addis Ababa – Dubai eff 28APR13 up to 2 daily
Addis Ababa – Abuja 29MAY13, 12JUN13, 14JUN13, 26JUN13, 28JUN13 (New 787 operational date added for 28JUN13)
*Addis Ababa – Beijing 05JUN13, 07JUN13, 10JUN13 – 11JUN13, 13JUN13, 15JUN13, 17JUN13, 21JUN13, 23JUN13 – 25JUN13, 27JUN13, 29JUN13, 01JUL13 (Additional New 787 operational dates included for late-June 2013)
Addis Ababa – Frankfurt eff 16JUL13 1 daily (Previously planned to start from 01JUL13. It also operated 787 briefly from 28APR13 till 08MAY13)
Addis Ababa – Guangzhou 03JUN13, 30JUL13, 01AUG13 (CAN departs on the next day)
Addis Ababa – Harare – Lusaka – Addis Ababa eff 12MAY13 ET873 3 weekly
Addis Ababa – Jeddah 787 operating on 06JUN13, 09JUN13, 10JUN13, 16JUN13
Addis Ababa – Johannesburg 03JUN13 – 30JUN13 1 daily (EXCEPT 08JUN13)
Addis Ababa – Lagos 28MAY13 – 02JUN13 1 daily (Additional one-off flight also planned for 07JUN13, 08JUN13, 10JUN13)
Addis Ababa – Lome – Rio de Janeiro – Sao Paulo – Lome – Addis Ababa eff 01JUL13 3 weekly (Except 29JUL13 from ADD/LFW, 30JUL13 from GRU)
Addis Ababa – London Heathrow eff 16JUN13 6 weekly (Including 1 weekly via Rome on outbound; 787 will now continue operation from 01JUL13 to 30JUL13)
Addis Ababa – Lusaka – Harare – Addis Ababa eff 11MAY13 ET883 4 weekly
Addis Ababa – Mumbai 16MAY13 – 06JUN13 1 daily
Addis Ababa – Nairobi – Bujumbura 10MAY13 – 05JUN13 1 daily (Except 22MAY13 – 23MAY13, 27MAY13 – 31MAY13, 03JUN13 – 04JUN13)
*Addis Ababa – Toronto eff 10MAY13 2 weekly until 16JUN13, 3 weekly from 17JUN13 (Service operates via Rome as technical stop in both direction)
*Addis Ababa – Washington Dulles 07MAY13 – 08JUN13 Operational frequency varies (Note Boeing 787 operation ends for the summer on 08JUN13 from ADD, 09JUN13 from IAD)
* New Adjustment as of 05JUN13
Planned Boeing 787 operation remains subject to change due to daily schedule modification.