Air China Resumes Addis Ababa Service from late-Oct 2015

Air China in Northern Winter 2015/16 season is resuming service to Ethiopia, after 21 years of service cancellation. From 26OCT15, the Star Alliance member launches 3 weekly Beijing – Addis Ababa route, with Airbus A330-200 aircraft. This will be the carrier’s 2nd nonstop route to Africa, after Johannesburg, (to be launched on 30AUG15).

This service is available for reservation via the GDS with following schedule.

CA869 PEK0110 – 0720ADD 330 146
CA870 ADD1430 – 0530+1PEK 330 146

Air China last operated service to Ethiopia in March 1994, with 1 weekly Beijing – Sharjah – Addis Ababa on board Boeing 707 or 767 aircraft. The following is Winter 1993/94 schedule:
CA961 PEK2130 – 0220+1SHJ0320+1 – 0640+1ADD 767 6
CA962 ADD1450 – 1930SHJ2040 – 0745+1PEK 767 7