2nd Update at 1100GMT 10FEB15
Ethiopian Airlines expanding service in Southern Africa, with the launch of Cape Town and Gaborone service. The Star Alliance member will operate 3 weekly Addis Ababa – Gaborone – Cape Town – Johannesburg – Addis Ababa from 30JUN15, on board Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Previously, ET loaded additional 3 weekly flights in opposite direction (ET817) from 03JUL15, however this was later removed.
ET816 ADD0930 – 1430GBE1520 – 1730CPT1900 – 2110JNB2230 – 0540+1ADD 738 246
Overall service to Johannesburg increases from 7 to 10 weekly. ET does not have local traffic rights on Gaborone – Cape Town and Cape Town – Johannesburg sector.
Original update filed at 0440GMT 10FEB15