Ethiopian Airlines has set a new launch date for service to the Philippines, after it shelved planned operation due July 2013. The Star Alliance member is now planning to operate 3 weekly Addis Ababa – Bangkok – Manila service from 27JUN15, subject to Government Approval. Reservation for this Boeing 787-8 service opened since late-last week, although it does not have local traffic rights on Bangkok – Manila sector.
ET628 ADD0040 – 1320BKK1430 – 1900MNL 788 246
ET629 MNL2200 – 0025+1BKK0135+1 – 0630+1ADD 788 246
Service to Bangkok will return to 7 weekly level from the same date.
Ethiopian previously planned to operate 3 weekly Addis Ababa – Hong Kong – Manila service with Boeing 767 from July 2013.