Ethiopian Airlines Plans to Start 777-300ER Service from late-Nov 2013

Ethiopian Airlines is set to introduce its new 399-seater Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to its operation, as per schedule update on Wednesday 23OCT13. The airline currently schedules 777-300ER aircraft on Addis Ababa – Luanda route 3 times a week, starting 20NOV13. Additional Boeing 777-300ER operational schedule expected to appear in the next few weeks, however they are subject to change.

ET851 ADD0930 – 1220LAD 777 135
ET850 LAD1350 – 2040ADD 777 135

The 777-300ER features 34 Cloud Nine Class in 2-3-2 configuration, and 365 Economy Class in 3-3-3 configuration.

Further, it appears that the airline may also deploy the -300ER aircraft on Addis Ababa – Guangzhou route from 19NOV13. In the GDS, 3 of 7 weekly service (Day 246 from ADD, Day 357 from CAN) is not displaying seat map on/after 19NOV13, despite operational aircraft displays 777-200LR. Planned Winter schedule as follow:
ET606 ADD0010 – 1440CAN 77L D
ET607 CAN0030 – 0635ADD 77L D